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In an Asian country with a population of 6 million people, 60,000 deaths occurred during the year ending December 31, 1995. These included 30,000 deaths from cholera in 100,000 people who were sick with cholera.

Q. What was the cause-specific mortality rate from cholera in 1995? Answer is 5/1,000.

I need assitance in setting up case-fatality rate and plugging the numbers and coming up with the review questions answer of 5/1000. I am having difficulty with this calculation. Thank you...

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Total Population = 6,000,000

Deaths from Cholera = ...

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