Reference from Sci. Am. "Oldest Old" ?

Steve Chambers steve at chambers.ak.planet.co.nz
Mon May 8 04:02:01 EST 1995

In Thomas T Perls "The Oldest Old", Scientific American, January 1995:

  James W Vaupel and Anatoli Yashin of Odense University in Denmark, A.
  Rofer Thatcher, formerly of the Office of Population Consuses and 
  Surveys in London, and Vaino Kannisto, formerly of the United Nations,
  examined death statistics on eight million people.  They found that 
  after 97 a person's chance of dying at a given age veers from ....

I can't seem to find any published literature detailing this study or
it's findings.  Does anyone have a reference?   


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