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J Occup Med 1976 Mar; 18(3):149
This brief article introduces a series of papers concerning the basic issues of appropriate design and analysis of occupational mortality data. The use of the standardized indices, proportionate mortality ratio (PMR) as opposed to standardized mortality ratio (SMR) as a measure of relative risk is considered.
JOCMA7; NIOSH-Author; Statistical-analysis; Occupational-health; Mortality-data; Statistics; Epidemiology
Issue of Publication
Journal of Occupational Medicine
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division