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sex-specific mortality rate
sex-specific mortality rate Epidemiology A mortality rate for either ♂ or ♀
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Sex-specific mortality rates
were higher for male patients across all age groups.
Standardized age- and sex-specific mortality rates
were calculated according to a standard-population method (direct standardization method) in which mortality rates are expressed as numbers of deaths per 100,000 population.
The probability of entering this state in any given cycle is defined by the age and sex-specific mortality rates
for the population being evaluated.