mortality

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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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We saw roughly a 40% relative risk reduction in all-cause mortality with CABG in the youngest quartile, compared with the three older groups.
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Overall, there was no difference in all-cause mortality between the control group and placebo group.
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