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Disease specific Death Rates
# death due to spc disease /Population at risk
Crude Death Rates
# death in pop during the year / Average population size
Rates
•Rate is a proportion that is
specified in time, thus a rate for disease would be
Proportions
•A proportion is a ratio where the numerator “a” is part
of the denominator
Ratio
•A ratio is made of 2 elements, the numerator “a” and
the denominator “b”.
Age specific Death Rates
# death among persons in a given age group / Population size in given age group
Case Fatality Rate
# death due to spc disease / Total number of people with disease
Proportionate Mortality
# death due to spc disease/ Total number of death from all diseases
Maternal Mortality Rate
# death due to puerperal causes / Total number of live births
Incidence Rate =
# NEW cases of disease / population at Risk of disease
Prevalence Rate =
# EXISITING cases of disease / TOTAL population
Crude Birth Rate =
# live births / Total Population
General Fertility Rate
# live births / Total # of women in childbearing age
Author
raboss
ID
118234
Card Set
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Description
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Updated
2011-11-21T04:17:10Z
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