Chapter 6: Mortality Causes and Consequences (Age Specific Mortality: The…
Chapter 6: Mortality Causes and Consequences
Age Specific Mortality:
The occurrence of deaths in a population according to the age of the deceased.
The occurrence of disease in a population, especially a serious illness that can be fatal.
The component of population growth or loss resulting from the difference between the number of deaths, symbolized ad B-D.
Measuring Morbidity and Mortality
A measure of the number of people who are affected by a disease at specific points in time.
A measure of the number of people recently diagnosed with a disease with in a given year.
BEST FOR BOTH SIDE OF DISEASE.
Crude Death Rates:
FORCE OF MORTALITY, NATALITY, ANNUAL CRUDE RATE= IMPORTANT. CRUDE MEANS UNREFINED OR UNSPECIFIC.
Specific Death Rate:
BREAKS DOWN INTO SPECIFICS.
Age Specific Rates
Age Specific Death Rates:
A measure of mortality based on the ratio of the number of deaths that occur in a given cohort and the size of that cohort.
Neonatal Mortality Rate (NMR):
A measure of the incidence of death among infants during their first month of life.
Infant Mortality Rate (IMR):
A Measure of the incidence of death among infants during their first 5 years of life.
Child Mortality Rate (CMR):
A measure of the incidence of death among children during their first 5 years of life.
Analyzing Infant Mortality
Death that occurs prior to birth through either spontaneous or voluntary abortion.
Cause Specific Rates
Cause Specific Mortality:
The occurrence of deaths in a population according to its causes.
Cause Specific Death in the United States
The section of the Southern United States traditionally known for high rates of stroke.
Global Mortality Patterns: Past and Present
The centuries long 3 stage shift in the most common causes of death.
An outbreak of a fatal disease that affects a very large proportion of a population.