Talk:Supercentenarian

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Morbidity[edit]

I came across an interesting article on morbidity in supercentenarians, so I summarized their major findings. This article could use more sources on the health and morbidity of supercentarians. I'll try to add scientific sources overtime as I find them. --I am One of Many (talk) 20:49, 28 February 2014 (UTC)

The result could just be an artifact from the increasing mortality.
About 10% of supercentenarians survive until the last 3 months of life without major age-related diseases as compared to only 4% of semisupercentenarians (age range 105–109 years) and 3% of centenarians.
Phrased differently, supercentenarians die faster from age-related diseases, while the younger centenarians have a better chance to survive those diseases for more than 3 months. This should not be surprising. --mfb (talk) 17:58, 24 October 2014 (UTC)

Tables here and at List of the verified oldest people[edit]

The tables are nearly identical - the table here lists both country of birth and death, the other one just death, but apart from that they are the same. To reduce updating effort, I suggest to merge them. Include the table here in the other article or include the table from the other article here.

I also thought about a template that can do some sorting updates, but without Lua it probably gets messy. --mfb (talk) 15:52, 26 November 2014 (UTC)

The table here is superfluous, it is merely a partial CONTENTFORK from the main list. It is essentially a baseless (there is no given justification for listing people who lived to 115 or older) piece of fanfluff and should be deleted. DerbyCountyinNZ (Talk Contribs) 00:55, 29 November 2014 (UTC)
I agree. Redundant table that already exists in another article. As stated, why is the cutoff 115? Why not 114 or 110? Support deletion of the table. CommanderLinx (talk) 02:51, 29 November 2014 (UTC)