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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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The male fetal death rate is approximately four times higher in Japan than in the United States.
The fetal death rate with discolored amniotic fluid was 44%.
In addition, Asian Indian mothers experienced a higher fetal death rate than white mothers (seven vs.
The fetal death rate in Down syndrome between 15 weeks and term has been estimated as 18-23% (16, 22), but this rate is not always taken into account (Chiron T21).
The fetal death rate was 4%, resembling rates of 4%-9% from the era before eculizumab, the researchers said.