mortality rate

Definition

The amount of deaths in a particular group of people, which can be modified to reflect ages or causes of death. When calculated for the entire population, this rate is called the crude mortality rate. Also called the death rate.

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You need to make sure that you do good research on things so that you do not end up another stat in the mortality rate.

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The mortality rate of the demographic in question had led us to be inclined to believe they target market would be repurchasing our equipment.

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The mortality rate differs in countries throughout the world, however death rates in developing countries are on the decline due to improvements in water quality, sanitation, medical care, nutrition and technological advances.

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