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00138 I = Incest prohibition rules M = Remarriage C = Hundred-year interval Table 4. ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE OF TEN-YEAR PERIOD GROWTH RATES FOR DIFFERENT COMBINATIONS OF MATING RULES 38 SIMULATION OF HUMAN POPULATIONS between her experiments (and model) and the ones re­ ported on here including a much faster average rate of growth expected for her runs during the initial densityindependent phase; less severe incest prohibitions (at least formally); and a more highly age-structured pool of eligible mates (at least for the males).

San Francisco: W. H. Freeman. 39 KENNETH MORGAN Coale, A. J. and P. Demeny 1966. Regional Model Life Tables and Stable Populations. Princeton: Prince­ ton Univ. Press. Goodman, L. A. 1967. The probabilities of extinction for birth-and-death processes that are agedependent or phase-dependent, Biometrika 54: 579-596. Hammel, E. A. and D. Hutchinson 1973. Two tests of computer micro-simulation: The effect of an in­ cest tabu on population viability, and the effect of age differences between spouses on the skewing of consanguineal relationships between them, In Computer Simulation in Human Population Studies, B.

The reason I stress the usefulness of the assumptions that one has to make about mortality in order to use model life tables is that it seems to me that one has to come to terms with the empirical finding that mortality schedules do not vary widely over time, although single years which involve special conditions such as an epidemic or conscription into war may show atypical age-patterns of death. f people, such as low mortality during the breast-feeding period followed by high mortality at weaning, or low mortality for females from birth until child-bearing, or Mearly senility" whereby people die of exhaustion during their 30fs have nowhere been seen to exist as a regular feature of mortality.

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