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Related to general fertility rate: Crude birth rate, Age Specific Death Rate, Total fertility 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.


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


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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For a population to replace itself, rather than decline, its general fertility rate must exceed approximately 60 children per 1,000 women per year.
Using the proportion of non-AIDS-related deaths among women aged 15-49 that are maternal deaths as the dependent variable, we estimated a multilevel regression model with random effects for both country and region; independent variables were the GDP, the general fertility rate and the proportion of deliveries for which a skilled birth attendant is present [dagger].
It also covers birth indicators and General Fertility rates tabulated by, among other attributes, nationality, gender and region.
Table 2: Multinomial Probit Model (Reference Group: Vaginal Delivery) ([dagger]), ([double dagger]) C-Section with Complications Variables Coefficient Robust SE Main explanatory variables Log of general fertility rate -0.
3 million babies were born in 2007, the report said, corresponding to a general fertility rate of 69.
This gave the town a general fertility rate (GFR) of 71.

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