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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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That strain only reduces the risk by about 30 percent with the vaccine and our experience in the northern hemisphere tends to be what the experience in the southern hemisphere was like during their winter, and they had a higher attack rate.
The report warned, while account logins attack rates look low, organizations are less likely to block suspicious transactions outright, subjecting them instead to further review.
The attack rate among caregivers was higher in hospital A than in hospital B.
Thus, according to HDE, the attack rate was highest at 20 and 25 [degrees]C and the handling time shortest at 20[degrees]C.
Attack rates among various groups were compared using a chi-square test, with the results expressed as p values.
Current smokers had the highest heart attack rate (8.
variation in the attack rate of predator in response to variation of prey density (Riechert and Lockley 1984).
Major finding: The mean angioedema attack rate was 1.
The attack rate during the outbreak was 134/100,000 among undergraduates.
In a Minnesota county that banned smoking in public places in 2007, the heart attack rate dropped by one-third after the ban, compared with the period just before restrictions were phased in, researchers report in the Oct.
The Results: The attack rate was 75% less in the children who received the third vaccination compared to those who didn't.
The attack rate was the highest among individuals aged less than four years and 45-59 years (100%) (Table 1).