age adjusted death rate

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age adjusted death rate 

EPIDEMIOLOGY

A death rate that controls for the effects of differences in population age distributions, a value which indicates the risk of dying relative to a standard population.

AADR is thought to be more efficient than crude death rates for comparing mortality of population groups with different age structures. 

Synonym Age adjusted mortality rate 

Reference MMWR 1996; 45:161   

 

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