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date: 15 January 2021

mortality rate 

Source:
A Dictionary of Human Geography
Author(s):

Alisdair Rogers,

Noel Castree,

Rob Kitchin

The number of deaths in a given area per year per 1000 people, also known as the crude death rate. To compare populations, it is usual to employ age-standardized rates, i.e. adjusted for the different age structures of the populations. In general, more youthful populations will have lower mortality rates. In ... ...

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