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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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Conway Regional has improved its mortality rate since 2009, when it was the highest, said Jim Lambert, president and CEO of Conway Regional Health System.
Towers Watson compared the mortality rates used in today s ONS projections with those used two years ago and found that, for all future years, the assumed mortality rates are now worse for women at ages 83 and above and for men at ages 86 and above.
Adjusting the numbers to keep fetal and post-birth deaths similar, Cuba's infant mortality rate rises from about 6 deaths for every 1,000 live births to 7-11 deaths instead.
NUNEATON'S George Eliot Hospital has been named among the worst in the country for its mortality rate.
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Both ONS and the WHO publish mortality rates using a statistical method called indirect standardisation, which allows meaningful comparison of mortality rates between areas by accounting for differences in the age structure of their populations.
For example, the mortality rate in Bryncethin ward, Bridgend - which you correctly quoted as 1,499 per 100,000 based on ONS's standard method - would be only 1,048 per 100,000 using WHO's standard population.
The US spends more per capita on health care than any other country, yet 33 nations have better infant mortality rates.
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