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A pie chart is a good graphical example of ___.
a proportion
A type of death rate that does not account for differences in age, sex, or other variables is called?
crude death rate
What are the 3 types of rates?
crude rates, adjusted rates, specific rates
___ is one of the major health status indicators of a population.
maternal mortality
___ is the measure of an event, condition, injury, disability, or death with a unit of a population, and within a time period.
rate
___ rates and ___ rates are true rates.
birth, death
The relation between the amount, number, size or degree of one thing and the amount, number, size or degree of another.
proportion
The important difference between a ratio and a proportion is that the numerator of a ___ is included in the population defined by the denominator.
proportion
___ are comparisons of similar things.
proportions
All deaths have to be certified by a ___ or ___.
physician; coroner
___ mortality is significant as a health status indicator, as it reflects the health status of the mother and the child throughout the pregnancy and birth process.
infant
___ mortality is the rate of deaths in newborn children less than 1 year old.
infant