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mortality:

see vital statisticsvital statistics,
primarily records of the number of births and deaths in a population. Other factors, such as number of marriages and causes of death, by age groups, are regularly included.
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mortality

1. great loss of life, as in war or disaster
2. the number of deaths in a given period
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