Age-standardised mortality II

There are different ways to measure mortality. This article focuses on the method of age-standardisation:

  • Age-standardised mortality rates: the calculation starts with mortality rates for each age group. Analysts calculate a weighted of these age-specific rates. That creates the age-standardised mortality rate. This is often expressed per 1,000 people or per 100,000 people.

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Anthony B. Masters

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This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.

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