Navigation Links
MIB Life Index Reports North American Life Insurance Activity Up 1.4% in December
Date:2/12/2008

Application volume off 2.5% in 2007

BRAINTREE, Mass., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- North American application activity for individually underwritten life insurance was up +1.4% in December, year-over-year. For the year, 2007 application activity lagged that of 2006 by -2.5%, according to the MIB Life Index(SM). Despite early year first quarter declines, the 60+ age demographic was the only age group to post 2007 year-to-date gains, up +1.8%. Consistent with the trend, strong fourth quarter gains (up +7.8% Q3/Q4 2007) drew 2007's Q4 activity level with 2006 -- off a modest -0.5%.

U.S. application activity was flat in December, up a modest +0.4% year- over-year, all ages combined. For the year (YTD), 2007 applications lagged that of 2006 by -2.9%. Year-to-date, the age 60+ demographic was the only grouping to post annual gains, up +1.7% year-over-year, as compared to the prior year's losses of -2.0% (2005/2006). Age groups 0-44 and 45-59 were off - 4.1% and -1.9%, respectively as compared with year-end 2006. The 0-44 age group (representing 62% of all application volume) has declined -11.8% over a three-year period (2004/2007).

Canadian application activity jumped +9.2% in December year-over-year, all ages combined posting the largest net gain for a December since the Index's inception. For the year, 2007 applications finished relatively level with last year, up a slight +0.6%.

In contrast to U.S., both Canada's 45-59 and 60+ age groups finished 2007 (YTD) with year-over-year increases, up +4.3% and +2.2%, respectively. Applications in ages 0-44 were off -1.3% from 2006 year-end levels.

Monthly Percent Change vs. 2006

US Canada Total

December 2007 +0.4% +9.2% +1.4%

November 2007 -2.8% +4.2% -2.0%

Q4 2007 -1.2% +4.7% -0.5%

<
'/>"/>
SOURCE MIB Group, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Waist-to-hip ratio may better predict cardiovascular risk than body mass index
2. Dow Jones Sustainability Index Again Recognizes Abbott for Continued Leadership in Business, Environmental and Social Performance
3. HealthShares(TM) Announces Quarterly Rebalancing of HealthShares(TM) Indexes
4. Novo Nordisk Ranks Supersector Leader in the 2007 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes
5. Glycemic index values are variable, report researchers
6. Russell Investment Group Advises Protalix Biotherapeutics of Index Adjustment
7. HealthShares(TM) Announces Change to the HealthShares(TM) Cardio Devices Index
8. Standard & Poors Announces Change to U.S. Index
9. Conseco Completes Divestiture of Old Block of Fixed and Equity-Indexed Annuities
10. Breaking Study: Masimo Pleth Variability Index (PVI) Shown Effective in Noninvasive Detection of Changes in Ventricular Preload and Fluid Volume
11. HealthShares(TM) Announces Changes to the HealthShares(TM) Diagnostics and Composite Indexes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... Experts estimate that up to 80% ... pain can range from a dull, constant ache (chronic) to a sudden sharp pain ... steroid injections, selective nerve root blocks and rhizotomy treatment, OPTIMAL Pain & Regenerative ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) , ... June 30, ... ... has recently returned to the U.S. after a 5-day tour in India. ... that are currently collaborating with Trivedi Master Wellness™ and Transformational Leader/Internationally ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... CT (PRWEB) , ... June 30, 2015 , ... ... on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 amidst bright skies and inspirational words. , ... the cherished processional walk from the Glenholme building to the school’s Center for ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... Healthy and productive interpersonal ... outcomes. According to Dr. Theo Wubbels (Professor of Education, Admissions Dean, Utrecht ... to show “all kinds of behavior when the situation asks for it.” ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... Scott Purdy, the spokesperson ... to Provider XO. Scott Purdy stated that the XO stands for eXtra Operability (XO) ... automate the workflow processes of the Revenue Cycle. , Provider XO, based in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:OPTIMAL Pain & Regenerative Medicine Brings Innovative Back Pain Management Options Including PRP Injections and Stem Cell-like Therapies to Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex 2Health News:OPTIMAL Pain & Regenerative Medicine Brings Innovative Back Pain Management Options Including PRP Injections and Stem Cell-like Therapies to Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex 3Health News:Trivedi Global Inc. CEO Visits India to Finalize Science Projects to Create Anti-Aging, Overall Health and Probiotic Products with Help of a Multi-Billion Dollar Company 2Health News:Trivedi Global Inc. CEO Visits India to Finalize Science Projects to Create Anti-Aging, Overall Health and Probiotic Products with Help of a Multi-Billion Dollar Company 3Health News:The Glenholme School Graduates Its Class of 2015 2Health News:The Glenholme School Graduates Its Class of 2015 3Health News:The Glenholme School Graduates Its Class of 2015 4Health News:Lessons On Leadership - Top 12 Global Teacher Bloggers Reveal the Best Strategies for Building Positive Leadership in Global Classrooms 2Health News:Dephinitive Systems Is Getting a New Name 2
... HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Since ... questioned the safety of medical procedures used to terminate pregnancy. ... abortion is safer than carrying a baby to term. ... delivery is 8.8 deaths per 100,000, while the risk of ...
... world media, researchers, academics including several from Simon Fraser ... the Vancouver Convention Centre Feb. 16-20. , Simon Fraser University,s ... of a bell announcing the 2012 AAAS (American Association ... Aquarium yesterday. , "The AAAS conference is a must for ...
... MRI helps surgeons make more informed decisions about nerve-sparing ... new study published online in the journal Radiology ... most common cancer diagnosed in American men, according to ... prostatectomy, or removal of the prostate, is a common ...
... Jan. 24, 2012) For men diagnosed ... drug dutasteride ("Avodart") delays disease progression and initiating active ... a three-year international clinical trial led by Dr. Neil ... Network (UHN). The findings are published online ...
... Wakeling is adding to the arsenal of increasingly sophisticated ... viewing muscle activation details that have never been seen ... movement in people and animals, Wakeling has developed a ... proprietary data-processing software to scan and capture 3D maps ...
... By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Jan. ... be bad for you, a new study finds that parts of ... with others. It,s not clear how this effect of stress ... system -- which cause inflammation in the body -- have been ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Abortion Safer for Women Than Childbirth, Study Claims 2Health News:Abortion Safer for Women Than Childbirth, Study Claims 3Health News:SFU hits hot buttons at 2012 AAAS conference 2Health News:SFU hits hot buttons at 2012 AAAS conference 3Health News:Preoperative MRI may reduce risk of nerve damage in prostate cancer surgeries 2Health News:Prostate cancer study proves drug delays disease progression 2Health News:Study Shows How Stress Triggers Immune System 2Health News:Study Shows How Stress Triggers Immune System 3
(Date:6/29/2015)... VILLAGE, Nev. , June 29, 2015  PDL ... it has entered into a credit agreement with CareView ... with up to $40 million of secured debt financing. ... industry focused on patient care monitoring. Under ... to $40 million of debt financing in two tranches ...
(Date:6/29/2015)... NESS ZIONA, Israel , ... Ltd. (Nasdaq: BVXV, TASE: BVXV) today announced positive preliminary ... M-001, BiondVax,s candidate for a universal influenza vaccine. In ... the ages of 50 to 65, followed by an ... 3 weeks later. M-001 was found to be safe ...
(Date:6/29/2015)... , June 29, 2015 DURECT ... James E. Brown , President and CEO, ... Conference on Wednesday, July 8 at 11:45 a.m. ... Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City.  ... may request a one-on-one meeting through the conference ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PDL BioPharma Announces $40 Million Financing Transaction with CareView Communications 2PDL BioPharma Announces $40 Million Financing Transaction with CareView Communications 3PDL BioPharma Announces $40 Million Financing Transaction with CareView Communications 4BiondVax Presents BVX-006 Preliminary Phase II Results: the Universal Flu Vaccine at Higher Doses is Safe and Improves Immunogenicity in Older Adults 2BiondVax Presents BVX-006 Preliminary Phase II Results: the Universal Flu Vaccine at Higher Doses is Safe and Improves Immunogenicity in Older Adults 3DURECT to Present at the Cantor Fitzgerald Healthcare Conference 2
... risk of,stroke by 34% in patient with atrial fibrillation or ... adequately treated by antithrombotic ... a,post-hoc analysis of the data from the ATHENA study were ... Society of Cardiology,congress 2008, in Munich, Germany. Previous results from ...
... in Subjects with ALS, RICHMOND, Calif., Sept. 3 ... that it has opened a Phase,2 clinical trial (SB-509-801) ... progressive, degenerative motor-neuron disease for which there,are limited treatment ... an injectable formulation of a plasmid,encoding a zinc finger ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Further Analysis From ATHENA Study Showed That Multaq(R) (dronedarone) Reduced the Risk of Stroke in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation 2Further Analysis From ATHENA Study Showed That Multaq(R) (dronedarone) Reduced the Risk of Stroke in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation 3Further Analysis From ATHENA Study Showed That Multaq(R) (dronedarone) Reduced the Risk of Stroke in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation 4Further Analysis From ATHENA Study Showed That Multaq(R) (dronedarone) Reduced the Risk of Stroke in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation 5Sangamo BioSciences Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Treatment for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) 2Sangamo BioSciences Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Treatment for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) 3Sangamo BioSciences Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Treatment for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) 4Sangamo BioSciences Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Treatment for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) 5
Inquire...
... three styles. Each style has multiple sizes. ... popular style. Pectoral Implants are available non-sterile ... individually, not in pairs. Both styles are ... for a specific side and are directional. ...
... In vivo results may be affected by the ... scar tissue can impact the desired augment-ation 1 ... from patient to patient. Implant dimensions can be ... surgical scissors. All dimensions in centimeters. This device ...
... IQmark family elevates your ECG and Spirometry capabilities ... and efficient patient care. The IQmark Diagnostic PDA ... clinics and medical centers as well as for ... conjunction with the IQmark Digital ECG PDA and ...
Medicine Products: