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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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Comparison of risk prediction using the CKD-EPI equation and the MDRD study equation for estimated glomerular filtration rate. JAMA 2012; 307: 1941-51.
Reference glomerular filtration rate levels in Japanese children: using the creatinine and cystatin C based estimated glomerular filtration rate.
Plasma concentrations of cystatin C in patients with coronary heart disease and risk for secondary cardiovascular events: more than simply a marker of glomerular filtration rate. Clin Chem 2005;51(2):321-7.
Calculation of glomerular filtration rate expressed in ml/min from plasma cystatin C values in mg/L.
Cystatin C improves the diagnosis and stratification of chronic kidney disease, and the estimation of glomerular filtration rate in diabetes.
A simplified equation to predict glomerular filtration rate from serum creatinine (Abstract).
(5.) Use of estimated glomerular filtration rate for drug dosing in the chronic kidney disease patient.
Schmid et al., "A new equation to estimate glomerular filtration rate," Annals of Internal Medicine, vol.
In their letter to the editor, the authors highlighted the importance of reduced glomerular filtration rate as a potential indicator of poor coronary collateral development in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Similar to LVEF in CHF a decrease of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and a level of creatinine are considered as independent signs of unfavorable prognosis.