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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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For a population to replace itself, rather than decline, its general fertility rate must exceed approximately 60 children per 1,000 women per year.
Using the general fertility rate as the dependent variable, (30) figure 8 plots weighted estimates of [tau]: model 1 includes county and year effects (assuming [[gamma].
Using the proportion of non-AIDS-related deaths among women aged 15-49 that are maternal deaths as the dependent variable, we estimated a multilevel regression model with random effects for both country and region; independent variables were the GDP, the general fertility rate and the proportion of deliveries for which a skilled birth attendant is present [dagger].
It also covers birth indicators and General Fertility rates tabulated by, among other attributes, nationality, gender and region.
There was a 3% decrease in the general fertility rate from 66.
The general fertility rate is the number of births in each region in the three years preceding the 2003 DHS per 1,000 women aged 15-44.

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