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Table 1 Outline of different scenarios to incorporate uncertainty in the expected mortality

From: Assessing the impact of including variation in general population mortality on standard errors of relative survival and loss in life expectancy

Scenario cancer cohort used size of general population used for population mortality population mortality stratified by corresponding conventional setting
A full original age, year, sex 1
B full reduced to 10% age, year, sex 1
C full reduced to 0.5% age, year, sex 1
D full reduced to 0.05% age, year, sex 1
E reduced to 10% reduced to 10% age, year, sex 1Sa
F full original age, year, sex, region 2
G full reduced to 10% age, year, sex, region 2
H full reduced to 0.5% age, year, sex, region 2
I full reduced to 0.05% age, year, sex, region 2
J reduced to 10% reduced to 10% age, year, sex, region 2Sa
  1. aS stands for small and refers to the setting to investigate what would be observed for a smaller population