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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 alteration in culture of the multidisciplinary team takes time, but a reduction in cesarean delivery rates should be number one on the list to reduce maternal mortality.
Delivery rates are what FortisBC charges to deliver natural gas service to customers.
Delmarva further said that the delivery rates represent about 35% of a customer's bill, separate from the supply rate of about 65% of the total bill and it requested the USD10.
Delivery rate by Cesarean section varies interna-tionally from 10-25%, and over last two decades vagi-nal birth has experienced considerable decline.
Because labor induction is known to be associated with higher operative delivery rates, there was concern that the effects of epidural analgesia in induced labor might be different than its effects in spontaneous labor, Dr.
AHAM's clean air delivery rate system measures the amount of contaminant-free air an air cleaner is producing within the test period, according to Jiambalvo.
The overall cesarean delivery rate is directly associated with the primary cesarean rate and the VBAC rate.
Delmarva Power will implement its gas delivery rate increase request, effective Feb.
Clearly, less-modest increases in the cesarean delivery rate may be clinically important, and future studies should be powered to detect smaller differences in the cesarean delivery rate between induction and expectant management," the researchers wrote.
In 2012, the cesarean delivery rate in the United States remained at 32.
The findings, published in the British Medical Journal, showed the spontaneous vaginal delivery rate was 44 per cent in both groups.