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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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No statistically significant differences in the prevalence rates or severity of BDD were found among racial groups.
The baseline prevalence rate of 54% was exceeded by at least 3% in four of the six months of the project period.
The mean Prevalence Rate for the GCC as a whole declined steadily from 72.
We used analysis of variance to evaluate the relationship between prevalence rate reported and characteristics of the studies; we used correlation analysis (Pearson r) to evaluate the relationship between prevalence rate and continuous characteristics of the samples, such as percentage of cases with paraplegia.
A meta-analysis of hypertension prevalence rates in India (7) demonstrated a significant increase in the prevalence of hypertension.
Additionally, a longitudinal study of interstate prevalence rate variability serves as a test of how well identification procedures under IDEA have been implemented over time.
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.
5 doctors per 10,000 population, and an adult HIV prevalence rate of 28.
Finally, bivariate correlation and drinking outcome prevalence rate comparison analyses will avoid any misleading conclusions that might be drawn from multiple regression analyses.
The 0% rate in at least one control school district would have reduced the overall control prevalence rate and thereby may have been responsible for making the difference between the experimental group and the controls statistically insignificant.