Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Background to the development of these principles
    • Summary
  • Body section
    1. Introduction
    2. What is age-standardisation?
      • 2.1 What is an age-standardised rate?
      • 2.2 Methods of age-standardisation
        • 2.2.1 Direct age-standardisation
        • 2.2.2 Indirect age-standardisation
        • 2.3 Advantages and disadvantages of direct and indirect age standardisation
      • 2.4 Choice of standard population
      • 2.5 The preferred method in analysis related to the Indigenous population
    3. Principles on the use of direct-age standardisation
      • 3.1 Guiding principles
      • 3.2 Other issues that could impact on the reliability of age-standardised rates
    4. Conclusion
  • End matter
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures