Morbidity and Mortality
Published Online: 15 JAN 2013
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Encyclopedia of Environmetrics
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Danaei, G. and Hernán, M. A. 2013. Morbidity and Mortality . Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 4.
- Published Online: 15 JAN 2013
The frequency of overall or cause-specific morbidity and mortality is used in national and global statistics to characterize the health status of a population. Summary measures of population health combine the frequency of morbidity and mortality into one measure of burden of disease using disability weights or quality of life measures.
- incidence rate;
- incidence proportion;