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3. Statistical and Mapping Methods for Rates

This section describes the methods used in WISQARS Fatal Injury Mapping to calculate rates and present them in maps.

3.1 Crude Rate Calculations

3.2 Age-Adjusted Rate Calculations

3.3 Smoothed Rate Calculations

3.4 Annotation and Suppression of Unstable Rates

3.5 Interval Construction

3.6 Map Image Construction

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