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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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Overall, the perinatal mortality rate was highest in women who had babies over the age of 40, at 12.
Specific objectives were: (i) to compare the perinatal mortality rate in HIV-exposed group with that in the HIV-negative group; (ii) to determine, where possible, the primary obstetric cause of adverse outcome and compare this in HIV-exposed and HIV-negative women; and (iii) to compare the incidence of neonatal encephalopathy in the HIV-exposed group and the HIV-negative group.
Furthermore, the perinatal mortality rate declined from 42 to 37 deaths per 1,000 pregnancies, and the neonatal rate dropped from 34 to 30 deaths per 1,000 live births.
The perinatal mortality rate (stillbirths and deaths under one week) increased for the second year in a row in 2003 after falling for more than 10 years.
In three separate metaanalyses conducted in the mid-1990's comprising a total of 26 randomized controlled clinical trials and more than 18,000 patients, umbilical artery velocimetry, when combined with FBPs, reduced the fetal death rate in high risk pregnancies (fetal growth restriction and/or hypertension) by more than 40% and the perinatal mortality rate by more than 30%.
Pattinson found that at district hospitals, the better the standard of care (COHSASA score), the lower the perinatal mortality rate and the neonatal death rate.
The risk for preterm birth among twins conceived via assisted conception was not significantly different from the risk among twins conceived naturally, however, in fact, twin pregnancies due to assisted conception had a 40% lower perinatal mortality rate than twin pregnancies conceived naturally (BMJ [Epub ahead of print], January 2004.
True (A) or false (B)--click on the correct answer: The overall perinatal mortality rate for South Africa is approximately 40 per 1 000 births.

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