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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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[10] The number of reported deaths declined by 43% (from 1 541 in 2011/12, to 873 in 2016/17), while the case fatality rate decreased from 4.5% in 2011/12, to 2% in 2016/17, representing a decline of 55.5%.
Four provinces had a lower fatality rate than Alberta and only two territories had a lower injury rate in 2013.Since 2007, the Government of Alberta has worked with its traffic safety partners to implement the Traffic Safety Plan, the first strategy of its kind in Canada.
Rates have not been calculated with this data, but in 2012 the occupational fatality rate was 3.4 per 100,000 nationally and 8.9 per 100,000 in Alaska, continuing a long trend in the decrease of occupationally related fatalities in the United States and specifically in Alaska.
Fatality rates were calculated using estimates of the employed labor force from the Current Population Survey for FTE workers aged [greater than or less than] 18 years as denominators (3).
The fatality rate was 0.0151 deaths per 200,000 hours worked, also the second lowest ever recorded.
"However, the fatality rate for the seats in the front is marginally lesser and is least for seats at the rear third of a plane."
Two of the five females died (40 per cent fatality rate).
In this case, New Hampshire is far below the national average, with a traffic fatality rate of 1.09 deaths on rural roads and 0.59 deaths on all other roads.
Symptomatic cases have a fatality rate of 30 to 50 percent.
The BHA, which last year faced calls in parliament to establish an independent welfare regulator, has pledged to take action to lower the fatality rate and "stay ahead of public opinion".
Occurrence of emotional exhaustion among nurses allocated to wards and ICUs with different characteristics (fatality rate, number of deceased patients, occupancy rate, personnel shortage and proportion of elderly patients) is shown in Table 3.
Research from the American Automobile Association Foundation for Traffic Safety, Washington, DC, found that, when a teen driver has only teen passengers in the vehicle, the fatality rate for all people involved in a crash increases 51%.