death rate


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death rate

n.
The ratio of total deaths to total population in a specified community or area over a specified period of time. The death rate is often expressed as the number of deaths per 1,000 of the population per year. Also called fatality rate.

death rate

n
(Statistics) the ratio of deaths in a specified area, group, etc, to the population of that area, group, etc. Also called (esp US): mortality rate
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.death rate - the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year
infant deathrate, infant mortality, infant mortality rate - the death rate during the first year of life
neonatal mortality, neonatal mortality rate - the death rate during the first 28 days of life
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
Translations

death rate

n(tasso di) mortalità
References in classic literature ?
At once the birth rate began to rise and the death rate to fall.
That's the way wages go down and death rates goes up, worse luck for the likes of hus, as has to sell ourselves like pigs in the market.
Among persons aged 25-44 years, the death rate for men decreased 10% (from 6.
Between 1999 and 2007, the drug overdose death rate for the age group more than doubled, but then fell by 26 percent between 2007-2014.
A SCANDAL-HIT NHS trust has a baby death rate 46% higher than the national average.
A study of staffing levels in National Health Service hospitals found that in trusts where registered nurses had six or fewer patients to care for, the death rate for patients with medical conditions was 20% lower than in those where they had more than 10.
The age-adjusted death rate for Alzheimer's disease increased to 29.
But because only the sickest patients are admitted on Saturdays and Sundays and the number of admissions is less, the statistical death rate appears higher on a weekend.
For women, the death rate increased by 200%, from 0.
Smoking doubled the death rate in a study of 17,995 antiretroviral-treated * people with HIV in Europe and the United States.
In 2011, the death rate for liver cancer was 10/100,000 population (age adjusted to the 2000 U.
Death rate figures must be addressed ANN Clwyd, Royal College of Surgeons and England's chief medical officer have all raised serious concerns about the above average death rates in the Welsh NHS.