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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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The results suggest that surface-based prevalence rates in children are highly correlated to a child having at least one BANA-positive plaque sample, a weak-positive BANA test for the tongue flora and high levels of the mutans streptococci.
Ganeb said the current national prevalence rate shows that it is possible to create an HIV/ AIDS free generation.
HIV prevalence rates, in poverty areas, race and ethnicity showed no link to infection rate.
Boys, adolescents aged 15-17 years, and multiracial and non-Hispanic children all had significantly higher prevalence rates of current ADHD relative to their respective comparator subgroups.
The research group at the Wildlife Biology and Management Unit, TU-Munchen, asked for the fox carcasses in order to find out the prevalence rate.
The mean Prevalence Rate for the GCC as a whole declined steadily from 72.
A meta-analysis of hypertension prevalence rates in India (7) demonstrated a significant increase in the prevalence of hypertension.
When these data from 2006 were compared with the previous study, the prevalence rates were reduced by more than 50 percent for these two deli product categories.
1 million adults and children live with HIV/AIDS in Kenya; the country has the ninth-highest HW prevalence rate in the world.