cause-specific mortality rate

cause-specific mortality rate

Epidemiology The mortality rate from a specified cause for a population; the numerator is the number of deaths attributed to a specific cause during a specified time interval; the denominator is the size of the population at the midpoint of the time interval
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Cause-specific mortality rate ratios comparing counties of high to low income inequality were greater where median household income was low than where it was high.
Cause-specific mortality rates (deaths per 100,000) were lowest in counties of high income and low inequality and were highest in counties of low income and high inequality, ranging from 315 to 457 for CVD, from 210 to 286 for CHD, and from 38 to 61 for stroke.
All-cause and cause-specific mortality rates, as well as standardized mortality rates, are still good indicators for ascertaining the public health effects of a given disease and assessing trends in incidence.
Evaluation of survival and cause-specific mortality rates using telemetry data.