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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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This, together with recognition of more uncomplicated cases (where mortality is lower), is likely to result in a further decline in the case fatality rate.
The case fatality rate was quiet high as compared to study by Jido14 however, similar to the study by Kullima,18 with main cause of death being pulmonary edema.
In spite of adequate treatment the case fatality rate was high in complicated malaria as compared to uncomplicated cases.
Assessing the case fatality rate during this epidemic is complicated by incomplete information on the clinical outcomes of many cases, both detected and undetected," said Dr Dye.
Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever, a subset of the disease that can occur after reinfection with another strain of the same virus, has a case fatality rate of up to 20%.
During the study period 68 patients died of H1N1 infection, with Case fatality rate of 18.
Health facilities across South Sudan report an upsurge of malaria with high case fatality rate in the first seven months of 2012.
Nevertheless, the case fatality rate did not change significantly.
CDAD proportional mortality and case fatality rate trends are statistically significant over the past 10 years (F 34, P-value 0.