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Rate

Value, measure, or degree; a charge, payment, or price determined through the application of a mathematical formula or based upon a scale or standard.

For example, an interest rate is determined by the ratio between the principal and interest.

Rate is also used synonymously with tax.

rate

noun amount, assessment, charge, cost, expense, fare, fee, hire, magno, obligation, pace, parvo emere, price, quotation, standard, tempo, valuation, value, velocity, worth
Associated concepts: legal rate of interest, rate of exchange

rate

verb aestimare, appraise, apprize, assess, class, classify, compute, determine, esteem, estimate, evaluate, figure, fix the price of, gauge, grade, judge, measure, merit, price, quantify, rank, reckon, set a value on, tag, value, weigh
See also: amount, appraise, arrange, assess, assessment, calculate, caliber, charge, classify, cost, criticize, differential, duty, earnings, estimate, evaluate, expense, face amount, frequency, gauge, inveigh, levy, measure, organize, par, pigeonhole, price, quality, rebuke, reprehend, sum, tax, worth

RATE. A public valuation or assessment of every man's estate; or the ascertaining how much tax every one shall pay. Vide Pow. Mortg. Index, h.t.; Harr. Dig. h.t.; 1 Hopk. C. R. 87.

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They do, however, suggest that districts and states should measure and report the extended-year cohort rates in addition to the 4-year adjusted cohort rate.
Using single year-of-age data it is possible to compute cumulated cohort rates for breast cancer within age groups, and cumulated cohort rates for some risk factors.
For example, the proportion of the 1993 cohort included in a benefit peaked between the ages of four and five, while for the 2001 cohort rates of receipt peaked between the ages of one and two, and for the 2005 cohort it appears to have peaked before age one.
This would allow an examination of both period and cohort rates by parity over time.