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death rate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdeath rateˈdeath rate noun [countable]  1 Sthe number of deaths for every 100 or every 1,000 people in a particular year and in a particular placebirth rate2 the number of deaths each year from a particular disease or in a particular group childhood death rates
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death rateOperative management is not without risk, however, as it has a reported 5-12% death rate.Men, especially poor men, had a significantly higher death rate than women in their middle years.From 1988-1998, the death rate from high blood pressure increased 16 percent.However, progress in treating cancer has not been great enough to lower the death rate in the face of increased incidence.
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