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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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2/3 (67%), and the false-negative rate is 1/3 (33%).
Including this case, the total number of false-negative cases were 5 and false-negative rate of 10 G VABB was 11%.
[30.] Boughey JC, Ballman KV, le-Petross HT, et al Identification and resection of clipped node decreases the false-negative rate of sentinel lymph node surgery in patients presenting with node-positive breast cancer (T0 - T4, N1 - N2) who receive neoadjuvant chemotherapy: Results from ACOSOG Z1071 (Alliance).
(iii) We conduct intensive simulations using real datasets to demonstrate that the distance gap of the proposed measurement is large but the false-negative rate is small.
These values are well above the 4 to 35% false-negative rate reported in the literature for thyroglobulin levels (6,7).
For a condition as common as UTI, this is too high a false-negative rate. Shaikh et al.
The false-negative rate in the 2005 Current Population Survey (CPS) was 42.9 percent (University of Minnesota's State Health Access Data Assistance Center, SNACC Phase V).
Assuming that the false-negative rate is near zero (that is, those who tested negative but really are positive), this means that about 1 person out of every 10,000 will test positive due to the presence of the infection.
All studies on SLN biopsy, according to established breast cancer quality indicators (QIs), report a variable false-negative rate whose prognostic consequences are still unclear [17-25] Table 2).