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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.

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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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We suggests from the results of our study that a screening and awareness campaign should be launched to collect data about the prevalence rate of micro albuminuria in hypertensive subjects undergoing treatment in various government owned hospitals of Khyber pakhtunkhawa, providing an easy screening program me for micro albuminuria, and educate the hypertensive patients to change their life style and dietary habits to possibly reduce the incidence of end stage renal failure.
More specifically, the prevalence rates in males and females were significantly associated with the residential proximity to Superfund sites, even though the distribution was not statistically significant across the three exposure risk zones.
Taken together, lifetime prevalence rates have ranged from 8.8% to 56.4% among adolescent and young adult samples.
The study indicated that the stroke prevalence rate among those [greater than or equal to]45 years was 2.9%.
However in KSA, the prevalence rate was; 27.2% in Al-Ahsa (Al-Mohammed et al., 2010), 47.01% in Jeddah (Wakid, 2010), 6.2% in Makkah (Zaglool et al., 2011), 8.4 % in Tabuk (Aly and Mostafa, 2010) and 2.3 - 39.7% in Riyadh (Al-Megrin, 2010; Alkhalife, 2006; Kalantan et al., 2001; Al-Shammari et al., 2001).
This study aimed to describe the disability prevalence rates attributed to mental disorders, their distribution by sociodemographic factors, and utilizations of service.
Here's a list of the five states with the biggest prevalence increases in percentage terms, or the difference between the 2011 and 2015 prevalence rates, divided by the 2011 prevalence rate.
One study was done in an area of Colorado where CWD has been endemic since 1985, with prevalence rates of 41 percent in bucks and 20 percent in does.
Dr Aziz ur Rab, CEO Greenstar Social Mareketing talked about integration of maternal and child for uptake of family planning , capacity building of mid-level cadre of health workers for better productivity in family planning and task sharing to help achieve the desired Contraceptive Prevalence Rate. He emphasized that unless we treat our women right and offer them means of birth spacing, our condition will not improve as family planning is indeed a means to overall family wellbeing.
There is little data on community-based cumulative prevalence rates for leprosy-related disability in areas which were recently highly endemic for leprosy.
Multivariable modified Poisson regression models were used to estimate adjusted prevalence rate ratios of sexual behaviors and STI symptoms.
Raising prevalence rate of herpes simplex virus, insecure sexual contacts are the major factors deriving the growth of genital herpes treatment market.