Summary of Direct standardization
There are multiple guidelines that are used in the selection of an outcome measure as a measure of efficacy in medical prevention and intervention. One of the guidelines is that the measure should be standardizable. By referencing a standard population, a numeric value with no intrinsic meaning can be used to weight different categories. However, direct standardization is not appropriate if there is not a consistent relationship between different groups.
Flashcards on Direct standardization
Direct standardization is (unreliable/reliable) with small numbers.