Lecture 7- - Mortality Concepts and Measurement Today • Data and Measurement of Trends – U.S and Global • Epidemiological transition • U.S

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–20. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: September 22, 2008 Mortality: Concepts and Measurement Today • Data and Measurement of Trends – U.S. and Global • Epidemiological transition • U.S. and global trends (including AIDS) • Intro to life tables (for Wednesday) Social Science and Morbidity/Mortality? What’s the link? Data: Vital Registration Website • http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/deaths.htm Trends in mortality, U.S. What is the standard population? Table VIII. United States standard population Age Population All ages............................................ 274,633,642 Under 1 year..................................... 3,794,901 1-4 years.......................................... 15,191,619 5-14 years......................................... 39,976,619 15-24 years....................................... 38,076,743 25-34 years....................................... 37,233,437 35-44 years....................................... 44,659,185 45-54 years....................................... 37,030,152 55-64 years....................................... 23,961,506 65-74 years....................................... 18,135,514 75-84 years....................................... 12,314,793 85 years and 4,259,173 Have improvements in mortality made the population younger or older? Age patterns of mortality Infant mortality rate IM rate = (Infant Deaths)/Births * 100 Why? • Low birthweight babies (less than 5 pounds 8 ounces) • Preterm births – The infant death rate for premature babies was 44.0 per 1,000 live births, as compared to 3.2 per 1,000 live births for normal gestation babies....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 03/03/2009 for the course PAM 2030 taught by Professor Lichler during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

Page1 / 53

Lecture 7- - Mortality Concepts and Measurement Today • Data and Measurement of Trends – U.S and Global • Epidemiological transition • U.S

This preview shows document pages 1 - 20. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online