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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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Hospitalised HIV-infected infants under 12 months of age at CHBH are a particularly vulnerable group with a high case fatality rate (17.
Infants in the Agion group had shorter hospital stays and a lower case fatality rate due to BSI.
5% case fatality rate, approximately 10 limes greater than the current national case fatality rate for malaria, and nearly 20 times the national target of 0.
The scientists assumed a 10-week case fatality rate of 9% among infected people in high-income countries and 55% for middle- and low-income countries, except sub-Saharan Africa where the estimate was 70%.
The first study, which examined 338 probable cases that occurred between 1981 and 1986, suggested that the case fatality rate was 10% for persons not inoculated with vaccinia vaccine.
At 28 days post-stroke, those who had suffered haemorrhagic stroke had a greater case fatality rate than those who had suffered a stroke as a result of a cerebral infarct.
In a cohort of 147 children in Argentina, a case fatality rate of 39% was reported (9), which was similar to a case-fatality rate of 38% in a cohort of 13 patients in the United Kingdom (12).
There were three deaths, for a 21% case fatality rate.
Although the researchers saw a case fatality rate of just under 2 percent, which makes P.
Although South Africa has been remarkably successful in reducing the risk of malaria transmission within our borders, as outlined by Rajendra Maharaj, the case fatality rate from malaria has not decreased.