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SMR Full Form in Medical-Standardized Mortality Ratio

The Standardized Mortality Ratio (SMR) is a statistical measure used in epidemiology to compare the observed number of deaths in a specific group or population to the expected number of deaths in the general population. It is commonly used in studies and research to assess whether a particular group has a higher or lower mortality rate compared to the general population, while adjusting for demographic factors.

Here’s a breakdown of the terms:

  • Observed number of deaths: The actual number of deaths that occurred in the specific group or population under study.
  • Expected number of deaths: The number of deaths that would be expected in the study population if it had the same mortality rate as the general population. This is often calculated by applying age-specific mortality rates from a standard population to the age distribution of the study population.

An SMR value greater than 100 indicates that the observed number of deaths is higher than expected, suggesting an elevated mortality risk. Conversely, an SMR value less than 100 suggests a lower mortality risk.

SMR is particularly useful in cohort studies, where researchers follow a group of individuals over time and compare their mortality experience to that of the general population. It helps account for differences in age, sex, or other demographic factors that may affect mortality rates.

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