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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Standardized mortality ratios using 2002-2016 data were 2.3-3.3 times higher for persons with prevalent SLE relative to expected deaths in the general population (Table).
mental and 2,642 1,502 rehabilitation care (100,000') Output Case mixed RIW (100') 384 197 Hospital standardized mortality ratio 103 12 Large ([double dagger]) Mean SD Input Inpatient cost ex.
The current meta-analysis was conducted based on procedure described by Sutton [22], in which pooled summary standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) were calculated to identify the risk of lung cancer-related death associated with occupational talc exposure.
Standardized mortality ratio (SMR) was calculated on the basis of predicted mortalities derived from Pediatric Cardiac Care Consortium (PCCC) data obtained from the original publication by Jenkins et al4.
Mortality was compared with a standardized population, and standardized mortality ratios were calculated for 1, 2, 3, 5, and 10 years, respectively.
"Transferring Critically 111 Patients out of Hospital Improves the Standardized Mortality Ratio." Chest 131: 68-75.
2005), was excluded from this meta-analysis, apparently because the study had an elevated standardized mortality ratio (SMR) for secondary and unspecified cancers.
The standardized mortality ratio was 4.85, representing a nearly fivefold increased risk of cardiac death in the cancer survivors compared with the general population, he said.
* Standardized mortality ratio: 1-year mortality (death rate) of HIV-infected people compared with age- and gender-matched people in the general population
Survivors experienced 11 times the number of deaths expected from the general population (standardized mortality ratio [SMR], 10.7).
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the largest contributor to the 1.28- to 3-fold increase in the Standardized Mortality Ratio in patients with RA, and to their 5- to 10-year reduced life span.
The overall standardized mortality ratio was 3.2, which corresponded to 417 excess deaths.

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