Mortality rate

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Mortality rate, or death rate, is a measure of the number of deaths (in general, or due to a specific cause) in a particular population, scaled to the size of that population, per unit of time.wikipedia
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Standardized mortality ratio

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In epidemiology, the standardized mortality ratio or SMR, is a quantity, expressed as either a ratio or percentage quantifying the increase or decrease in mortality of a study cohort with respect to the general population.

Perinatal mortality

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Perinatal mortality (PNM) refers to the death of a fetus or neonate and is the basis to calculate the perinatal mortality rate.

List of causes of death by rate

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See list of causes of death by rate for worldwide statistics.
The following is a list of the causes of human deaths worldwide for the year 2002, arranged by their associated mortality rates.

Case fatality rate

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A mortality rate—often confused with a CFR—is a measure of the number of deaths (in general, or due to a specific cause) in a population, scaled to the size of that population, per unit of time.

Censoring (statistics)

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For example, suppose a study is conducted to measure the impact of a drug on mortality rate.

Death

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Mortality rate, or death rate, is a measure of the number of deaths (in general, or due to a specific cause) in a particular population, scaled to the size of that population, per unit of time.
For many impoverished families, the indirect costs and burden of filing for a death lead to a more appealing, unofficial, local, cultural burial, which in turn raises the debate about inaccurate mortality rates.

Disease

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It is distinct from "morbidity", which is either the prevalence or incidence of a disease, and also from the incidence rate (the number of newly appearing cases of the disease per unit of time).

Life table

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Life tables are usually constructed separately for men and for women because of their substantially different mortality rates.

List of sovereign states and dependent territories by mortality rate

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This article includes two versions of the list of countries by crude mortality rate.

Stroke

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ICH has a mortality rate of 44 percent after 30 days, higher than ischemic stroke or subarachnoid hemorrhage (which technically may also be classified as a type of stroke ).

Mortality displacement

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Mortality displacement denotes a temporary increase in the mortality rate (number of deaths) in a given population, also known as excess mortality or excess mortality rate.

Ukraine

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A factor contributing to the high death rate is a high mortality rate among working-age males from preventable causes such as alcohol poisoning and smoking.

Russia

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The decline has slowed to near stagnation in recent years because of reduced death rates, increased birth rates and increased immigration.

Maximum life span

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Reduction of infant mortality has accounted for most of the increased average life span longevity, but since the 1960s mortality rates among those over 80 years have decreased by about 1.5% per year.

Amartya Sen

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Indian economist and philosopher Amartya Sen has stated that mortality rates can serve as an indicator of economic success and failure.
For instance, his theoretical work on inequality provided an explanation for why there are fewer women than men in India and in China despite the fact that in the West and in poor but medically unbiased countries, women have lower mortality rates at all ages, live longer, and make a slight majority of the population.

Risk adjusted mortality rate

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The risk adjusted mortality rate (RAMR) is a mortality rate that is adjusted for predicted risk of death.

Weekend effect

Hunt Effect
In healthcare, the weekend effect is the finding of a difference in mortality rate for patients admitted to hospital for treatment at the weekend compared to those admitted on a weekday.

Gompertz–Makeham law of mortality

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The decline in the human mortality rate before the 1950s was mostly due to a decrease in the age-independent (Makeham) mortality component, while the age-dependent (Gompertz) mortality component was surprisingly stable.

Lung cancer

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]]Worldwide, lung cancer is the most-common cancer among men in terms of both incidence and mortality, and among women has the third-highest incidence, and is second after breast cancer in mortality.

Measurement

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Mortality rate, or death rate, is a measure of the number of deaths (in general, or due to a specific cause) in a particular population, scaled to the size of that population, per unit of time.

Statistical population

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Mortality rate, or death rate, is a measure of the number of deaths (in general, or due to a specific cause) in a particular population, scaled to the size of that population, per unit of time.

Prevalence

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It is distinct from "morbidity", which is either the prevalence or incidence of a disease, and also from the incidence rate (the number of newly appearing cases of the disease per unit of time).

Incidence (epidemiology)

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It is distinct from "morbidity", which is either the prevalence or incidence of a disease, and also from the incidence rate (the number of newly appearing cases of the disease per unit of time).