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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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Similarly, the case rate of 374/100,000 for scholarship athletes, >4x higher than that for other students, is associated with a >5-fold increase in coccidioidal testing.
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This reduction has had an important epidemiologic effect on the overall TB case rate in Madrid.
Under the Prometheus system, he said, case rates are standardized, and physicians who provide good care consistently will see a profit.
More than 14,500 cases of TB were reported in the United States in 2004, for a case rate of 4.
BMT/PBSCT case rate contracting: Observations and opinions.
A third measure--the average number of lost workdays per case--is another gauge of injury and illness severity, calculated by dividing the rate for lost workdays by the lost workday case rate.
HCI3 performed a retrospective analysis of claims data using its Evidence-informed Case Rate (ECR) analytics software on a large and representative sample of Medicare beneficiaries and commercially insured plan members across the United States.
The case rate of acute pancreatitis in hospitals rose steadily in southern England from 1963 to 1998, but a corresponding decline in mortality from the condition from 1963 to 1975 ceased after that time, reported Dr.
5 times higher than the national rate, the rural population in Arkansas has a higher case rate than the urban population.
A good example, using the bone marrow transplant analogy, is developing a bundled case rate for transplantation that involves all comprehensive services during a period of care, for a fixed cost.