fatality rate


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fatality rate

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Noun1.fatality 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"
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fa·tal·i·ty rate

n. índice de mortalidad.
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This, together with recognition of more uncomplicated cases (where mortality is lower), is likely to result in a further decline in the case fatality rate.
It causes inflammation of the brain, leading to a coma, seizures and paralysis with a fatality rate of 20 to 30 percent.
The latest traffic collision statistics confirm the fatality rate continues its downward trend, with a large drop in alcohol-related fatalities this year.2014 had the lowest number of alcohol-related fatalities ever recorded in Alberta.
That's half the number in Mayo, which has the nation's highest fatality rate at 843 deaths per 1,000.
Using data from 2011 Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), the overall occupationally-related fatality rate in the United States was 3.5 deaths per 100,000 workers; this includes all types of work across all sectors.
According to WHO, the average fatality rate in the region is 51 percent, ranging from 41 percent in Sierra Leone to Guinea's 66 percent.
Analysis of data from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries for the period 2003-2010 indicated that workers aged [greater than or equal to] 65 years had the highest overall fatality rate (3.1 highway transportation deaths per 100,000 full-time-equivalent workers per year), more than three times the rate among workers aged 18-54 years.
The fatality rate recorded in 2012 was .0159 deaths per 200,000 hours worked, the second-lowest number recorded, while the rate of reported injuries was 3.16 per 200,000 hours worked, a historic low number.
With the increase in employment compared to 2009, this resulted in a record low fatality rate.
Belize recorded 70 road traffic deaths in 2009, or 21 per 100,000 inhabitants, giving it the highest fatality rate of the borrowing member countries of the CDB.
"We cannot rest until the distinction of having the lowest workplace fatality rate coincides with no worker dying on the job in New Hampshire."
They claimed the fatality rate for those sat in the middle of the plane during a crash is the highest.