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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 perinatal mortality rate as an indicator of quality of care in international comparisons.
The perinatal mortality rate is defined as estimation of fetal and early neonatal deaths per 1 000 births (2).
Second, this study only reported the relationship between occurrence of vaginitis in pregnancy and perinatal mortality rates.
2,3 Studies have confirmed an association between the establishment of an effective audit process and improvement in quality of maternal health services and a reduction in perinatal mortality rate.
By the 1970S, the perinatal mortality rate in the United States was significantly better than in earlier times, but still worse than the rates of many other countries.
The perinatal mortality rate (PMR), which means number of perinatal deaths per 1,000 births, has been regarded as an indicator of the quality of prenatal, obstetric and neonatal care in an area, which also reflects the maternal health and socioeconomic environment.
The population-based perinatal mortality rate was calculated from 20 weeks' estimated gestational age to the 28th neonatal day.
Based on a questionnaire among livestock breeders, the perinatal mortality rate (PMR) in flocks was estimated by using the ratio number of abortions, stillbirths, or deaths within 48 hours/ number of females.
To determine the perinatal mortality rate associated with eclampsia in our institute.
An Imperial College London study out in November found the perinatal mortality rate in English NHS hospitals was 7.
The management policy has not been evaluated and assessed in prospective studies to determine whether more harm than good is being done however in this study the perinatal mortality rate was 65.
This may have resulted in a higher perinatal mortality rate when compared to studies where these mortalities have been excluded such as Birthplace England.

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