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A comparison of standardized and proportional mortality ratios.

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Proportional mortality analyses are traditionally considered to be unreliable because they lack information on persons at risk. Standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) are often used in preference to proportional mortality ratios ( PMRs ) even when the denominator or numerator of rates is known to be biased. Examination of data from 30 randomly selected occupational units described by the U.K. Office of Population Censuses and Surveys ( OPCS ) revealed, however, that age-standardized cause-speci...

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10.1002/sim.4780030103

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
Statistics in medicine More from this journal
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Pages:
7-14
Publication date:
1984-01-01
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EISSN:
1097-0258
ISSN:
0277-6715
Language:
English
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pubs:35526
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uuid:cfc1953f-d5d7-4333-a8fb-70fbc38430a1
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pubs:35526
Source identifiers:
35526
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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