mortality rate


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mortality rate

[mȯr′tal·əd·ē ‚rāt]
(medicine)
For a given period of time, the ratio of the number of deaths occurring per 1000 population. Also known as death rate.

mortality rate

see DEATH RATE.
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Centers performing 20 or fewer liver transplants annually have mortality rates that are significantly higher than those of centers doing more than 20 such procedures each year, but the public is unaware of these differences, according to a study in the December 30, 1999 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.
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