age-specific rate

age-spe·ci·fic rate

a rate for a specified age group, in which the numerator and denominator refer to the same age group.

age-specific rate

a rate which specifies the age parameter for the rate.
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Numbers of cases and incidence rates by gender in the child population (0-14 years) for SA, 1987-2007 Age-specific rate Diagnostic group n 0-4 5-9 10-14 I Leukaemia 3 113 15.
In contrast, the 15 to 29 age group was the only group to have a decrease in the age-specific rate in 2013.
5 deaths/100,000 population between the age-specific rate differences using this method and our original method.
Pancreatic cancer is clearly the most common and its age-specific rate rises rapidly in all age groups.
Unless the age-specific rate is decreased, successive cohorts will be expected to contribute a larger number of murders in the coming years.
These reductions in age-specific rates of new cases of dementia in the Framingham Study participants might be partly explained by the beneficial trends we observed in educational attainment and heart health risk factors," said Satizabal.
Consequently declines in overall and age-specific rates of non-marital conception leading to non-marital (ex-nuptial) confinement were less spectacular.
Mortality will be assessed in terms of age-specific rates a well as DALYs.
The calculation of age-specific rates assumes that the UN estimates of population by age-group are accurate.
Age-specific rates of reported cases were calculated and compared over time, as were demographic and spatial characteristics, Dr.
The reported overall and age-specific rates were similar but consistently lower for males in the jurisdiction in which the study took place as compared with the rates for Canada; (11,12) the overall prevalence was 163.
The CDC also reported the total fertility rate (TFR)--an estimate of the number of births that a hypothetical group of 1,000 women would have over their lifetimes, based on the age-specific rates of a particular year.