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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Take the example of the regional country Bangladesh where there is reduction of 40 percent in maternal mortality rate during the past decade.
KEY WORDS: Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR), Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Maternal Mortality.
In a Sentinel Event Alert issued by the Joint Commission in January, the organization warned that "current trends and evidence suggest that maternal mortality rates may be increasing in the U.S., despite the rarity of the incidence of maternal death."
More harmful, perhaps, than the direct influence of HIV and Aids on infant and maternal mortality rates is the way in which the pandemic has completely bombarded the healthcare system, taking resources away from treating the country's other health problems.
The best performer in the group (see table) in terms of female life expectancy and maternal mortality rates is Malaysia (74.7 per 100,000 and 41 per cent).
With the highest maternal mortality rate in Latin American, according to the Center for Reproductive Law and Policy, Bolivia sees one woman die every day from an unsafe abortion.
Presently, the maternal mortality rate between developed countries and undeveloped countries is the widest known health disparity in the world.
Vital Rates 1986 1996 Crude Birth Rate 41.7/1000 39/1000 Crude Death Rate 13.6/1000 10/1000 Growth Rate (%) 2.81 2.9 Life Expectancy at Birth: - Both Sexes (Years) 52.6 61 - Male (Years) 53.4 61 - Female 51.7 61 Infant Mortality Rate = 119.8/1000 live births 91/1000 (both sexes) Maternal Mortality Rate = 6-8/1000 live birth - Source: World Population Data Sheet 1996.
The President said the country has attained remarkable success in reducing child and maternal mortality rate in the last one decade.
Maternal mortality rate has decreased from 50.3 in 2012 to 30.3 per 100,000 live births in 2018, Representative of the United Nations Population Fund Meder Omurzakov said at the round table on the reproductive rights of women in Bishkek on April 25.
KECH -- Pakistan has a very high Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) and Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in the region.

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