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International comparisons

In epidemiology and public health, comparing regions or nations of the world in terms of disease determinants or outcomes, as in tables that show the rank order of vital statistics such as infant mortality rates, death or incidence rates for cancer, heart disease, etc. 

Source: Porta M. A Dictionary of Epidemiology. 5th ed. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2008. 

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