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Re: st: Age adjusted mortality rates

From   Enzo Coviello <>
Subject   Re: st: Age adjusted mortality rates
Date   Fri, 04 May 2007 20:38:47 +0200

At 21.41 03/05/2007, you wrote:
Marie-Therese Cooney asked:

Can stata calculate age-adjusted mortality rates?


    help dstdize

In S Juul: An Introduction To Stata for Health Researchers
(Stata Press 2006) you find a description, including access
to various standard populations.

-distrate- is an other useful command that computes age-standardized rates with improved confidence intervals


ssc de distrate

and then

ssc install distrate

The help file is provided with a worked example that you can run by clicking on the viewer window.

Best wishes


Enzo Coviello
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