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Name: _________________________ Worksheet II – Rates 1. The 2000 U.S. census found 281,421,906 people living in the United States. That year, it was estimated that 10,140,000 Americans had osteoporosis. Approximately 250,000 new cases of osteoporosis were diagnosed that year. What was the prevalence of osteoporosis in the U.S. population in 2000? What was the incidence of osteoporosis in the U.S. population in 2000? (Calculate both per 1,000.) Interpret your results. 2. In the year 2000, a total of 328,734 people were hospitalized for osteoporosis-related hip fractures in the United States. Of these patients, 78,897 died (65,484 women and 13,413 men). Using the U.S. census data given in Question 1, calculate the cause-specific mortality rate for osteoporosis for the

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Unformatted text preview: U.S. population. Next calculate the gender-specific mortality rates (both per 1,000), assuming an equal distribution of genders in the population. Interpret your results. 3. The North Shore of Long Island experienced an outbreak of West Nile Virus. Use the following table to determine the cause-specific death rate and the age-specific death rates / 100,000 for the WNV outbreak. Compare the rates and summarize your findings in 2-3 sentences. Age Deaths from WNV Pop-at-Risk ASR (per 100,000) < 1 53 8,000 1-9 48 14,000 10-19 32 27,000 20-29 18 94,000 30-39 67 136,000 40+ 89 77,000 Total 307 356,000...
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