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Estimation of differences and ratios of average age at first occurrence. (English) Zbl 0860.62085
Summary: Average age at first occurrence of a disease is easier to interpret than the incidence rate, which can be difficult to interpret for a common disease. Basic methods for estimating univariate differences and ratios for average age at first occurrence are outlined and illustrated with a real-life example.
62P10 Applications of statistics to biology and medical sciences; meta analysis
92D30 Epidemiology
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