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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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Z test or Fisher's exact probability tests were used for comparison of two proportions of the groups in terms of shunt infection rate.
In fact, the repeat infection rate was higher more than 1 year after the HCV cure than in the first year after the cure.
Between 2010 and 2015 alone, the infection rate rose over 50 percent, according to the Department of Health.
The infection rate is higher in patients undergoing emergency surgery than in elective surgery as reported by other workers.
6% (25 out of 374), with infection rate of 2% (5 out of 239) for group B while 14.
Other exclusion criteria were associated vascular injury, debilitating conditions such as malnutrition, diabetes mellitus, Gustilo or Duncan type I open fracture (because infection rate of this type of fracture is low) and admission after 72 hours of injury.
XP's infection rates in particular jumped dramatically in the first half of 2012, the report said.
95 percent, then H5N1 infection rates would need to be only about 50 percent to outstrip the total killed by the 1918 virus.

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