Metropolitan Life table

Metropolitan Life table

A correlative table, generated by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., that compares the weight of subjects to minimums of mortality in actuarial data—i.e., an obesity/mortality ratio.

Metropolitan Life table

A correlative table generated by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co comparing the weight of subjects to minimums of mortality in actuarial data, ie. an obesity/mortality ratio. Cf Obesity.
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But he never gives us an idea of the lifetime risk facing someone who does not quite fit into the appropriate range on the 1959 Metropolitan Life Table.
The subjects were 30 to 80% over ideal body weight (as shown in the 1983 Metropolitan Life tables).
The latest (1983) edition of the Metropolitan Life Tables gives similar advice.

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