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A Stand-Alone Windows Application for Computing Exact Person-Years, Standardized Mortality Ratios and Confidence Intervals in Epidemiological Studies

Taeger, Dirk; Sun, Yi; Keil, Ulrich; Straif, Kurt

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We introduce a stand-alone and user-friendly person-years and mortality computation program (PAMCOMP) for calculating exact person-years and standardized mortality and incidence ratios running under Windows® 95/98 and NT. The calculation of person-years allows flexible stratification by self-defined and unrestricted categories of age and calendar years. Furthermore, it is possible to lag person-years to account for latency periods. The standardized mortality ratio computation includes calculation of 90%, 95%, and 99% confidence intervals. Import and export filters for standard personal computer file formats are available. The software is free of charge and can be downloaded from: http://medweb.uni-muenster.de/institute/epi/pamcomp/pamcomp.html

© 2000 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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