MIC330 #2-2

MIC330 #2-2 - ARUMUGAM SHANTHINI GROUP 1 Mic 330 Home Work_...

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ARUMUGAM SHANTHINI GROUP 1 Mic 330 Home Work_ Rates _HepA/TB Use the internet or reference books to look up the following rates for Hepatitis A and Tuberculosis in the United States in the most recent years, starting with 2008. If you cannot find a particular rate, just write down “not known”. Provide your source at the bottom of your report. Answer the following questions listed below the table. Rate What does it measure? Hepatitis A Tuberculosis Crude Death Rate The rate of death per thousand for a given population 0.0003 0.2 Specific Death Rate The death rate per thousand for a specific subgroup of the population Not known Not known Age-adjusted Death Rate Compares and adjusts death rates for specific age groups Not known Not known Case-Fatality Rate Measures the deadliness of the disease 1.8/100 4/100 PMR Measures the relative importance of a specific cause of death in relation to all deaths in a population Not known Not known Attack Rate Measures the risk during an outbreak Not known
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course MIC 330 taught by Professor John during the Spring '11 term at Cal Poly.

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MIC330 #2-2 - ARUMUGAM SHANTHINI GROUP 1 Mic 330 Home Work_...

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