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See pp. 198/99 of the work mentioned under . 7. DENFFER, H. : Zur Hypothese der gleichbleibenden Ubersterblichkeit erhohter Risiken. Septieme conference internationale concernant l'assurance sur la vie des risques aggraves. Aix-Ies-Bains 1955. : Zur Frage des Verlaufs der Ubersterblichkeit erhohter Risiken. Blatter of the German Actuarial Society, Vol. III, 1956. , and G. BERGER: Sterblichkeitsbeobadltung 48/56 am Bestand erhohter Risiken der Kolnischen Riickversicherungsgesellschaft. Huitieme conference internationale concernant l'assurance sur la vie des risques aggraves.
063. 4), we can never determine a significant deviation in a single column. 160 I 0. 123 Overall we see once again the slight predominance of negative signs. The values in the individual lines do not deviate significantly compared with our working hypothesis of a constant multiplicative increase in mortality. The noticeable predominance of negative signs in the group 3-5 years may be explained by the selection which extends beyond the second year of observation. In particular the above figures do not coincide with the conclusion drawn by SACHS and his colleagues in their theoretical studies  that a decreasing mortality is of greater significance than a constant or increasing mortality.
7. Impairment group 'Diseases of the brain and the nervous system' This main group encompasses the codes 600-698. In view of the lack of figures we decided not to evaluate individual sub-groups. Table XX. 1. Table XXI: Impairment group 'Diseases of the brain and the nervous system' a) The fluctuations around the average value of 175% in the age groups of the totals column do not allow any firm statement as the probability of random appearance lies between 3% and 5%. b) As regards selection in the first two years of the totals line we are also unable to decide whether it is fortuitous or significant, as the probability of the random appearance of the figure 109% lies between 3% and 5%.