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Term: Age-Adjusted Mortality

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


Age-adjusted mortality is an indicator of death rates across the population, adjusted so that comparisons can be made across provinces with different population structures. It is usually measured per 1,000,000 population and is used as an indicator of health care need across the population.

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  • Shanahan M, Gousseau C. Interprovincial Comparisons of Health Care Expenditures. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1997. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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