A technique that is used to remove as much as possible the effects of differences in age or other confounding factors in comparing two or more populations To compare populations, the observed age-specific variables are compared to some standard population (e.g. world average, national average, etc.). Age standardised mortality rates are commonly used in biometeorology research so that causes of death can be analysed in multiple locations that might have significantly different age distributions.

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