standardized mortality ratio


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the ratio of the number of events observed in a population in relation to the number that would be expected if the population had the same distribution as a standard or reference population.
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The total number of cases in each Era along with mortality and standardized mortality ratio (SMR) is given in Table 1.
The observed number of deaths was divided by the expected number of deaths to produce a standardized mortality ratio (SMR).
We chose the standardized mortality ratio (SMR) for ages <75 years as our criterion population needs indicator.
Analyses have included standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) using rates for Indiana and the United States, standardized rate ratios (SRRs), and Poisson regression rate ratios (RRs).
False Positives (FP) and False Negatives (FN) in Measurement of Standardized Mortality Ratio (SMR).
When the data were combined, the standardized mortality ratio for all four subcohorts was 1.
We conducted a standardized mortality ratio (SMR) analysis based on age-specific and calendar period-specific national mortality rates.
Standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) were calculated to examine changes in mortality over the five time periods by geographical area, using Canadian mortality rates in each of the five periods as the reference standard.
In a 2010 British study involving about 18,000 childhood cancer survivors, "cause-specific standardized mortality ratios were 11 times higher than expected based on general population data and .
The report looks at state studies comparing the mortality of consumers of public mental health services with the mortality of the states' general population using age-adjusted death rates, standardized mortality ratios, and years of potential life lost.
Age-specific standardized mortality ratios for stroke deaths for black, compared with white, women were 3.

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