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COMPARATIVE MORTALITY INDEX

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French Equivalent: Taux comparatif de mortalité

Definition:
This is a variant of the comparative mortality figure and is a weighted average death rate, where the weights are the mean of the actual (current) population and the standard population both expressed in proportions on a common basis of absolute size.

Source Publication:
A Dictionary of Statistical Terms, 5th edition, prepared for the International Statistical Institute by F.H.C. Marriott. Published for the International Statistical Institute by Longman Scientific and Technical.

Cross References:
Comparative mortality figure

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Sunday, May 19, 2002

Last updated on Sunday, May 19, 2002