age-specific mortality rate

age-specific mortality rate

Epidemiology A mortality rate limited to a particular age group, in which the numerator is the number of deaths in that age group, and the denominator the number of persons in that age group in the population
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The importance of using an appropriate denominator when assessing risk was portrayed in this study in that when the actual number of drivers at risk was used as a denominator in calculating the age-specific mortality rate estimates, the higher risk in younger age groups became apparent.
This procedure provides a simple, nonparametric estimate of the age-specific mortality rate for individuals with the characteristics of group g.
In summary, Shanks and Brundage have addressed 3 major mysteries of the 1918 influenza pandemic: high mortality rates/unexplained pathogenesis, unexplained age-specific mortality rate patterns, and evidence for wave-to-wave protection, with a unifying hypothesis.
The increase in mortality rate was limited to persons >64 years of age; during 1998-2004, the age-specific mortality rate of CDAD for persons >64 years of age doubled, from 76 per million population to 146 per million (Figure 3).
where ASMR (i) = Age-specific Mortality Rate of ith age group
We obtained age-specific population data for Concepcion from the Instituto Nacional de Estadisticas and used estimates from 1920 to derive age-specific mortality rates for the study period (22).
The authors compare state unemployment rates with state- and age-specific mortality rates for the 55-to-79-year age group for all birth cohorts from 1910 to 1929.
The World Bank, based on estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (Unicef, WHO, World Bank, UN DESA Population Division), says under-five mortality rate is the probability per 1,000 that a newborn baby will die before reaching age five, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates.
Age-specific mortality rates among black and white women who did not complete high school actually increased over the past two decades.
The researchers analysed age-specific mortality rates and rates due to six causes of death that composed about two-thirds of total mortality in the 1930s: cardiovascular and renal diseases, cancer, influenza and pneumonia, tuberculosis, motor vehicle traffic injuries, and suicide.
age-specific mortality rates and forecast the development of the mortality curve.
Mortality projections were prepared by extrapolating historical time series of age-specific mortality rates.