mortality rate

(noun) “[A] measure of the number of people who die” (OpenStax College 2012).

Audio Pronunciation: (mor·tal·i·ty rates)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: mortality rates
  • Also called:
    • death rate (deathrate)
    • fatality rate

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. Demography and Population. Connexions, July 16, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42935/1.5/).

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