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Unformatted text preview: Using the U.S. 2000 population as a standard, an SMR of 70.2% is calculated. Is this what you would expect to see in this population? Why or why not? 3. In 2001, a total of 2,416,425 people died in the United States, and 53,852 of these deaths were from Alzheimer’s disease. An estimated 4 million people in the United States had Alzheimer’s disease that year, and the mid-point U.S. population that year was 284,796,887. Calculate and interpret the following: a) Cause-specific mortality rate (for Alzheimer’s disease) b) Case-fatality rate (for Alzheimer’s disease) c) PMR (for Alzheimer’s disease)...
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- Spring '08