Zeno: CS11-633/2017-5E-PDF

a tool for calculating confidence intervals of rates in health /

Hospitalization rates are among commonly reported statistics related to health-care service use. The variety of methods for calculating confidence intervals for these and other health-related rates suggests a need to classify, compare and evaluate these methods. Zeno is a tool developed to calculate confidence intervals of rates based on several formulas available in the literature. This report describes the contents of the main sheet of the Zeno Tool and indicates which formulas are appropriate, based on users’ assumptions and scope of analysis.

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Department/Agency Statistics Canada.
Title Zeno
Subtitle a tool for calculating confidence intervals of rates in health /
Series Title Analytical studies: methods and references,
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note "Release date: January 19, 2017." Issued also in French under title: Zeno : un outil pour le calcul des intervalles de confiance des taux en santé.
Date 2017.
Number of Pages 17 p.
ISBN 978-0-660-07121-3
Catalogue Number
  • CS11-633/2017-5E-PDF
Subject Terms Health care system, Health