Comparing standardized rates of events.

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This paper reviews issues associated with testing a null hypothesis of the equality of, and generating descriptive statistics for, standardized rates of events--recurrent or non-recurrent. The variance estimation for rates of surgical procedures, hospitalizations, and health care expenditures is discussed in the context of small area analysis. The proposed… (More)

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@article{Carriere1994ComparingSR, title={Comparing standardized rates of events.}, author={Keumhee Chough Carriere and Leslie L. Roos}, journal={American journal of epidemiology}, year={1994}, volume={140 5}, pages={472-82} }