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French Equivalent: Chiffre comparatif de mortalité

The ratio of the standardised death rate to the crude death rate in a standard population. It may also be regarded as an index number in the Laspeyres form.

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 index

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Sunday, May 19, 2002

Last updated on Friday, April 12, 2013