crude mortality rate


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crude mortality rate

Epidemiology The mortality rate from all causes of death for a population
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i] is the sum over j, with j [not equal to] i, of deaths among residents of i attributable to the exposure in j, which were estimated based on the person-years at risk spent in municipality j by residents of i, the crude mortality rate for municipality i ([r.
This group of experienced public health assessors estimated that, within the first month of the crisis, approximately 50 000 refugees died, averaging a crude mortality rate of 35 per 10 000 per day.
The crude mortality rate for this cohort of patients was 25%.
Mortality rate/ Crude mortality rate score ([dagger]) deaths 1,000 persons ratio (95% CI) 0 (urban) 32 81.
1) mortality rate, children <5 y (95% CI) * CMR, crude mortality rate (deaths/10,000/d); CI, confidence interval; U5MR, mortality rate for children <5 y of age (deaths/10,000/d).
hospitals identified a crude mortality rate of 27% (7), with great variation by pathogen (Figure 1).
1,2) Candida and Aspergillus cause most healthcare-associated fungal infections, and are associated with crude mortality rates of 40 to 61% (for invasive candidiasis (3,4)) and 40 to 88% (for invasive aspergillosis (5)).
The researchers, led by Nick Black, professor of health services research at the London school, found that the ratings system was based too heavily on measures like crude mortality rates, without looking at the types of patient treated.
Writing in the British Medical Journal, Nick Black, professor of health services research, concludes that for adult critical care, star ratings do not reflect the quality of clinical care provided and are based too heavily on measures like crude mortality rates, without looking at the types of patient treated.
The use of crude mortality rates to rank or otherwise rate hospital performance would be very seriously misleading," said a spokesman.
Nine-year average crude mortality rates were used to calculate the age-adjusted mortality rates for each block group.
Table 4: Crude mortality rates of gastric cancer in the seven major pharmaceutical markets, 2002 12