Table 3

 Determinants of the increase in the number of centenarians: cohort size at selected ages, probability of survival (%) between selected ages, and increase factors. Switzerland, 1870 and 1900

MenWomen
18701900factor18701900factor
Cohort sizes
    At birth40570482231.238638460931.2
    at 80408690652.26185173042.8
    at 1009536.22329412.5
Survival in %
    From birth to 8010.118.81.91637.52.3
    From 80 to 1000.210.582.80.381.74.5