Asked by Hanna Captain on Aug 01, 2024

\begin{array}{|c|c|c|}\hline\quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\text{} &\quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\text{City A} \quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\ & \quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\text{City B}\quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\\end{array}

$Age groupAge<65Age>65 No. of residents3,0006,000 No. of deathsfrom disease X 30450 No. of residents6,0003,000 No. of deathsfrom disease X 60225 $

A) 53 deaths/1,000 people

B) 32 deaths/1,000 people

C) 10 deaths/1,000 people

D) 75 deaths/1,000 people

E) 43 deaths/1,000 people

Age-Adjusted Death Rate

A death rate that has been statistically modified to eliminate the effect of different age distributions in different populations.

Direct Method

A technique used in epidemiology and statistics to adjust rates or measurements to a standard population, allowing for comparative analysis across different populations.

Standard Population

A hypothetical or actual population used as a uniform standard to allow for the comparison of disease incidence or other health-related statistics across different populations or times.

- Apply the concept of age-adjusted death rates to compare mortality across different populations.

## Learning Objectives

- Apply the concept of age-adjusted death rates to compare mortality across different populations.

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