What is another word for mortality rate?

Pronunciation: [mɔːtˈalɪti ɹˈe͡ɪt] (IPA)

Mortality rate refers to the rate at which deaths occur within a given population. It is an important statistical metric used in the field of public health to track the incidence of disease, disease progression, and overall health of a population. There are several synonyms for the term mortality rate, including death rate, fatality rate, and morbidity rate. These terms are used interchangeably, but each has a slightly different connotation. Death rate is a broad term that includes all deaths in a population, while fatality rate specifically refers to deaths caused by a particular disease or condition. Morbidity rate refers to the prevalence of a disease or illness within a given population.

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What are the hypernyms for Mortality rate?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    death rate, Demographic statistic, Fatal rate, Rate of death, mortality statistic.

Famous quotes with Mortality rate

  • Yesterday in this country we had people die of hunger and malnutrition. In some parts of this country, the infant mortality rate rivals that of sub-Saharan Africa. We have a public education system that ranks below that of almost any other Western nation.
    Alcee Hastings
  • Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality rate is one hundred percent.
    R. D. Laing

Related words: premature mortality, mortality rate statistics, death statistics, mortality rates, rates of premature mortality

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