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# vitstat3b - If you want to compare Japan with France would...

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???? If you want to compare Japan with France, would the total population of Western Europe be a reasonable standard population?__________(yes or no) #### No, Japan, being an Asian country, might be quite different from Western Europe. 3.19 There is no fixed rule for picking a standard population but, in the method usually used, the standard selected is either a sum of countries being compared, or some total population of which each country is a subset. ???? If we wish to select the standard population according to the above method, should Western Europe be the standard population used in comparing the United States and France? ___________________(yes or no) #### No, because the United States is not in Western Europe. ???? If we summed the population of Countries A and B and used the total as a standard to compare Countries A and B, would this be a suitable standard? _________ (yes or no) #### Yes, this fits the usual method. 3.20. If you wish to compare more than two countries, the same principle holds for the selection of a standard population. ???? If we wish to compare Countries A, B, C and D, a suitable standard population would be the _______________of all these populations. #### Sum. ???? If we wish to compare Brazil, Argentina and Colombia, a suitable standard population would be ______________. (Europe; South America; Asia) #### South America. 3.21.

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