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rate

1. 
a. a price or charge with reference to a standard or scale
b. (as modifier): a rate card
2. a charge made per unit for a commodity, service, etc.
3. a wage calculated against a unit of time

rate

[rāt]
(science and technology)
The amount of change of some quantity during a time interval divided by the length of the time interval.
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0) and Saudi Arabia where the Incidence Rate increased slightly by 2.
However, Hispanics in the United States have lower cancer incidence rates than non-Hispanic whites for all cancers combined (age-adjusted incidence ratio = 0.
Melanoma In PR, 1987-2002: Age-adjusted incidence rate Incidence rates x 100,000 1987 2.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Parkinsonism-dementia complex of Guam: changing incidence rates during the past 60 years.
Since 1993, incidence rates for breast cancer have stabilized and death rates have declined steadily since 1990.
In Table 2 we see how the measles incidence rate has declined precipitously since 1960, coinciding with a corresponding increase in the immunization rate (U.
1 for every 100 full-time employees and a lost workday incidence rate of 5.
They calculated the lung cancer incidence rates in terms of new cases per person-year, representing every year that someone was included in the study.
Annual incidence rate changes, which reflect average annual change in the incidence rate of NAS over time, were calculated from the beta coefficient of the infant's birth year with a state-specific intercept for states with significant linear trends.
In contrast, the incidence rate in the 75-84 age group was 2.
A decline in the schoolchildren-to-adult incidence rate ratio indicates a shift in the age distribution of patients toward adults, suggestive of decreased influenza transmission among schoolchildren (8).
He confirmed that an unusual surge was also being registered in the incidence rate of the ailment this November with 490 cases reported to the Dengue Prevention and Control Cell till 20th day of the current month, with 489 from Karachi only.