mortality rate

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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.

mortality rate

see DEATH RATE.
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Only a few years ago, what today looks like a high birthrate in the developing countries barely offsets the deathrate.
The advantages associated with treating the outdoor patients are many such as, this would not require a huge space and can be hosted in small building with less costs of rent and maintenance; it would require less human resource as housing the patient needs more care and thus more staff, and less human resource diminishes the cost and expands the profit margin; it avoids the danger of bearing the deathrates as there is hardly any check on whether the treatment was professional or otherwise; it requires less equipments; it can also be supported by quake doctors rather than hiring full MBBS doctors and this again expands the profit chunks.
org): It is interesting to me that so much of this future scenario includes predictions about how humans will have vastly longer life spans, reduced global deathrates, etc.
A report by three of the world's leading ecologists in today's issue of the journal Science warns of an alarming increase in deathrates among trees 100-300 years old in many of the world's forests, woodlands, savannahs, farming areas and even in cities.