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Old November 15, 2013, 11:30   #5
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Originally Posted by taptap View Post
It is fascinating that this seems to make perfect sense in Sil, but I fail to understand how this is supposed to work in real life. Good enough for an insurance company for sure, but that wine can be calculated into an uniform liver cirrhosis risk equal for the first glass and the last is almost certainly bogus.
I totally agree. For this project "millimort" is just a fancy name for "take the probability of dying and multiply it by 1000"; I am very skeptical that this measure works also as a quantitative tool in real life.
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