Standardized rate

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Standardized rates are a statistical measure of any rates in a population.


The most common are birth, death and unemployment rates.


The formula for standardized rates is as follows:

∑(crude rate for age group × standard population for age group) / ∑standard population

See also[edit]


  • Medical Biostatistics, Third Edition ( by A. Indrayan (

Chapman & Hall/ CRC Press, 2012