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Related to general fertility rate: Crude birth rate, Age Specific Death Rate, Total fertility rate

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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Reductions in the MMR decrease the lifetime risk of maternal death directly, while reductions in the general fertility rate decrease the lifetime risk of maternal death by reducing the number of times women are exposed to pregnancy-related health threats.
Women in England had the highest so-called general fertility rate at 60 births per 1,000, followed by Wales at 57 and Scotland at 52.
Newly released figures show that Ceredigion has a general fertility rate (GFR) of just 38.
8 Sources: NTID database, ABS Table 2: Pseudo-General Fertility Rate, NT Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations, and General Fertility Rate, Australia, 1966-2001 (per 1000 population) Period NT Indigenous NT non-Indigenous Australia 1966-71 191 103 85 1971-76 174 94 76 1976-81 144 75 63 1981-86 130 66 61 1986-91 119 61 57 1991-96 111 60 55 1996-2001 96 57 52 Source: calculated from the NTID database; ABS Table 3: Total Fertility Rates for the NT by indigenous status of mother, and Australia, 1990-91 to 2000-01 Financial NT Indigenous NT non-Indigenous year mothers mothers Australia 1990-91 2.
58 Appendix 2 Preliminary Estimates of Age-specific Fertility Rates Age Group 15-19 20-24 25-29 General Fertility Rate 223.
The structural estimates provide substantial evidence in support of our predictions that lengthening the allowed duration of paid leave reduces infant mortality, while increasing both the labor-force participation of young women and the general fertility rate.

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