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mortality rate

[mȯr′tal·əd·ē ‚rāt]
(medicine)
For a given period of time, the ratio of the number of deaths occurring per 1000 population. Also known as death rate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

mortality rate

see DEATH RATE.
Collins Dictionary of Sociology, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2000
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