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3/18/20182018-0108 MPH 6003: Final Exam1/17MARK AS COMPLETE2018-0108 MPH 6003Show one page at a timeFinish review1i2345i678i9101112131415i16171819202122i232425i26272829i30313233343536373839i404142434445i464748i4950Q 1InformationQ 2Final ExamStarted onSunday, 18 March 2018, 04:35 PMCompleted onSunday, 18 March 2018, 06:41 PMTime taken2 hours 5 minsGrade42.00out of a maximum of 50.00 (84%)An advertisement in a health food magazine stated that “1,500 persons with the ﬂuwere treated with our herbal ointment. Within 3 days, 90% of these persons no longerhad symptoms.” The ad claims that the herbal ointment was effective in treating theﬂu. Based on the evidence given above, the claim:Select one:a. May be incorrect because no control or comparison group was involved.b. May be incorrect because of the failure to recognize a long-term cohort effect.c. May be incorrect because no test of statistical significance was used.d. May be incorrect because the conclusion was not based on a rate.e. Is correct
Use the data in this table to answer to answer the next six questions.The crude mortality rate for Population A is:
3/18/20182018-0108 MPH 6003: Final Exam2/17Q 3crude mortality rate for Population B is:Q 4age-specific mortality rate for those over age 65 in Population A is:Q 5Populations A and B because:InformationQ 6the following two questions, use the total number of persons in each age group in PopulationsA and B as your standard population.The age-standardized mortality rate for Population A (using the direct method) is:The crude mortality rate for Population B is:
The age-specific mortality rate for those over age 65 in Population A is:
Standardization of rates is necessary to compare the mortality rates betweenPopulations A and B because:Select one:a. The numerators are not comparableb. The causes of death are differentc. The period of observation is unknownd. The force of mortality is variablee. The age distributions are different
For the following two questions, use the total number of persons in each age group in PopulationsA and B as your standard population.The age-standardized mortality rate for Population A (using the direct method) is:
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