case-fatality proportion


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Noun1.case-fatality proportion - the number of cases of a disease ending in death divided by the number of cases of the disease; usually expressed as a percentage or as the number of deaths per 1000 cases
proportion - the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
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As of March 31, 2017, a total of 1,336 cases of laboratory-confirmed A(H7N9) virus infections were detected; case-fatality proportion was "40%.
The cumulative case-fatality proportion for confirmed H5N1 cases since January 2004 is 73% (Vietnam: 27 cases, 20 deaths; Thailand: 17 cases, 12 deaths).
By 17 April 2003, there were 3,389 suspected/probable cases of SARS in 25 countries with 165 deaths or a case-fatality proportion of 5% (WHO 2003b).
We calculated the case-fatality proportion for all patients in Bo District for whom outcome was known, who were admitted to a healthcare facility, and who were admitted to the ETU.
The overall case-fatality proportion was similar for female and male patients (14.
While mortality rates remained relatively low, as in 2006, the case-fatality proportion rose to 13.
An alternative explanation for the absence of antibodies would be that the case-fatality proportion was higher than observed during the outbreaks in Durba and Watsa (71%) (3).