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PREFERRED TERM
Mortality
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Data on death; often expressed as mortality (death) rate, which is an estimate of the proportion of a population that dies during a specified period. Mortality (death) statistics usually show numbers of death ad/or rates by age, sex, cause, and sometimes other variables. Different types of mortality (death) rates are available, for example infant mortality rate (the number of children dying under a year of age divided by the number of live births that year).\ Ref.: Porta M (Ed.). A Dictionary of Epidemiology. IEA, 2008. Oxford University Press.

DESCRIPTION
  • Data on death; often expressed as mortality (death) rate, which is an estimate of the proportion of a population that dies during a specified period. Mortality (death) statistics usually show numbers of death ad/or rates by age, sex, cause, and sometimes other variables. Different types of mortality (death) rates are available, for example infant mortality rate (the number of children dying under a year of age divided by the number of live births that year).\ Ref.: Porta M (Ed.). A Dictionary of Epidemiology. IEA, 2008. Oxford University Press.

IDENTIFIER
  • mortality

TITLE
  • Mortality

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/DiseaseMeasureTypeValue/mortality
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Disease Measure Type