proportionate mortality

proportionate mortality

Epidemiology The proportion of deaths in a specified population over a period of time attributable to different causes; each cause is expressed as a percentage of all deaths; the sum of causes must add to 100%. See Mortality.
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Proportionate mortality ratios (PMRs) ([paragraph][paragraph]) for malignant mesothelioma by industry and occupation were calculated.
Proportionate mortality ratios for histoplasmosis as 1.2 from 1970-20101, indicating little to no difference between United States and Air Force proportionate mortalities.
Proportionate mortality by aspergillosis was 48.5%, and incidence density was 7.3 lethal aspergillosis cases per 100 penguins/mo.
proportionate mortality ratio analysis of automobile mechanics& gasoline service station workers in New Hampshire.
Belli and Vanacore estimate standardised proportionate mortality ratios for a number of causes of death for 24,000 Italian soccer players active in the period 1960-1996.
According to WHO, diarrhoea accounts for 19% of global deaths in children under 5 years of age and in Southeast Asian region it has highest proportionate mortality (25%).11 Rota-virus is the major killer in both developed and developing countries, causing approximately 352,000-592,000 deaths in children less than 5 years of age and 40% of diarrhoea associated hospitalization in children less than 5 years of age worldwide.12,13 Children in poorest countries account for 82% of rotavirus associated deaths.G12, G8 and P(6) antigenic types emerging in developing countries are increasing in prevalence and may share worldwide circulation with the other five more common serotypes.13,14 A number of vaccines have been developed but their cost is unaffordable for developing countries.
In total, we included in the meta-analysis 17 cohort and record linkage studies, 29 case-control studies, and 12 proportionate mortality analyses.
Although the results of 13 proportionate mortality studies were not included in the combined analysis, they also demonstrated a significantly increased risk of lung cancer in painters (meta-PMR, 1.22; 95% CI, 1.17-1.28).
glomerata on rock significantly outnumbered those in mangroves (ANOVA: [F.sub.1,8] = 5.66, P < 0.05; Table 1), but there was no difference in proportionate mortality between habitats (ANOVA: [F.sub.1,8] = 0.02, P > 0.05; Fig.
COPD and malignant neoplasm (especially respiratory cancers) are the only disorders which have shown an increasing trend in age-adjusted and proportionate mortality between 1950 and 1986 in the USA [6].
Plots were stocked with equal densities of healthy larvae; a concurrent trial demonstrated that proportionate mortality was linearly related to host density in this system, at least within the range of densities used (including that in the present study) (S.
We used a statistical device called the proportionate mortality ratio--PMR--to compare the proportion of all female teacher deaths from breast cancer with the proportion of all female deaths from breast cancer.