Calculate Age Adjusted Mortality Rate

  1. Calculate the 2006 all cause age-adjusted mortality rates for males and females for the United States using the direct and indirect method of age adjustment.
  2. Calculate the 2006 all cause age-adjusted mortality rates for males and females for the state in which you live using the direct and indirect method of age adjustment.
  3. Compare the calculated 2006 age-adjusted mortality rates in males and females between the United States and the state in which you live. Write a one line interpretation of the rate.

Your paper should:

  • be 1-2 pages in length.
  • properly cite research sources.
  • show how you calculated your answers.