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Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, Nephrosis (Aamr)

Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

The ICD 10-CM cause of death codes for nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis are N00-N07,N17-N19,N25-N27. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. Weights are based on the 2000 Census population (see Table 1).
Age-adjusted Mortality Rates (AAMR) are the death rates that would occur if the observed age-specific death rates were present in a population with an age distribution equal to a standard population. Values higher than a predetermined average (national, state, county) indicate that, after accounting for differences in age, a predetermined area's (city, zip code, neighborhood) mortality rate is higher than the average.
Connecticut Department of Health, Office of Vital Records - Death Certficiate. Population estimates come from the Nielsen Claritas Pop-Facts Demographic Report for 2007

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