mortality rate

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mortality rate

[mȯr′tal·əd·ē ‚rāt]
(medicine)
For a given period of time, the ratio of the number of deaths occurring per 1000 population. Also known as death rate.

mortality rate

see DEATH RATE.
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The study also found that the rate of death from non-AIDS cancer rose slowly over the years as antiretroviral therapy continued.
Among patients with an index heart failure event who also had gout treatment with allopurinol, there was a significant 31% reduction in the subsequent rate of death or heart failure hospitalization in the adjusted analysis.
The rate of death from SIDS declined by 8% annually since 1992 and by 9% per year since 1999.
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The rate of death from all other causes is higher in custody, with the exception of cancer which is lower than the general population.
OUTCOMES MEASURED The primary outcome measured was the rate of death from any cause.
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The increased food supply was balanced for a long time by the increased rate of death from disease caused by humans' living in relatively confined spaces for relatively long periods.
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However, an analysis of 100,000 heart attack victims turned up a surprising fact: The percentage of patients being treated in 90 minutes or less dropped 23 percent, but the rate of death among heart-attack victims dropped only one-tenth of a percent.
79), it was also as sociated with a nonsignificant increased rate of death from cardiovascular causes (0.