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  1. Indicators of "avoidable" mortality in health administrative areas in Sweden 1974-1985.

    Article - En anglais

    When comparing health administrative areas in Sweden the variation in death rates for 13 suggested indicators of avoidable mortality was analysed for the time periods 1974-79 and 1980-85.

    For most indicators the variation was significant.

    The level of systematic (nonrandom) variance differed between the sexes for certain conditions.

    According to the theory of mass-significance it would be appropriate to use a sharpened significance test of high SMRs.

    For certain health policy indicators it was possible to detect areas accounting for nearly all the deviation above the national standard using a sharpened test (p<0.001).

    For most medical care indicators, however, the high death rates had a lower level of significance.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Mortalité, Indicateur, Analyse statistique, Epidémiologie, Homme, Méthodologie, Répartition géographique, Suède, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mortality, Indicator, Statistical analysis, Epidemiology, Human, Methodology, Geographic distribution, Sweden, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0656227

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.