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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. 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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In this study, the perinatal mortality rate was examined in 16 216 births with the same method and compared with the results of the year of 1999.
Main outcome that were measured were still birth rate, early neonatal death rate, and perinatal mortality rate.
However, the discrepancy between the perinatal mortality rates and the IgM-RVFV prevalence might suggest that other diseases causing abortion may have cocirculated in the area.
The perinatal mortality rate in cases of eclampsia in our study was found to be 33.8%.
In New Zealand the overall perinatal mortality rate in 2012 was 6.8 per 1000 babies (using the UK definition) with a neonatal mortality rate of 2.9 per 1000 (of which 30% were due to congenital abnormality) (Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee, 2014).
Overall, the perinatal mortality rate was highest in women who had babies over the age of 40, at 12.1 per 1,000 births compared with the overall rate of 8.2.
Fifty percent of the countries had a low perinatal mortality rate. Thus, the clinical setting is probably similar to that of family physicians in the United States.
It also increases RDS and perinatal mortality rate. The study highlights the importance of Institutional deliveries of women combined with effective antenatal care.
An Imperial College London study out in November found the perinatal mortality rate in English NHS hospitals was 7.3 per 1,000 at weekends, up 0.9 per 1,000 on weekdays.
Perinatal mortality rate remains unacceptably high in Nigeria.
During 2011, Qatar's perinatal mortality rate was 9.55/1000, stillbirth rate ((greater then)500g birth weight) 6.85/1000 and 4.76/1000 ((greater then)1000g birth weight) which are much lower than the global stillbirth rate of 19/1000 and the EMR stillbirth rate of 27/1000 and comparable to many high income countries (Figure 5).

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