Demography and Vital StatisticsStandardized Death Rates (ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper IV): Questions 1  1 of 1
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» Demography and Vital Statistics » Standardized Death Rates
Describe in Detail
Compute the crude and standardized death rates of the populations A and B, regarding A as standard population, from the following data:
Age groups
(years)

A

B
 
Population

Deaths

Population

Deaths
 
Under 10

20000

600

12000

372

10  20

12000

240

30000

660

20  40

50000

1250

62000

1612

40  60

30000

1050

15000

525

Above 60

10000

500

3000

180 
Explanation
From the given data, the crude death rate for any population is
For population A
For population B
The standardized death rate is
Where p_{x}^{s}=population of standard group of x and D_{x} =Age specific death rate of group