- another term for death rate
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Examples from the Web for mortality rate
Of this number, 3370 died, being a mortality-rate of 23.91 per cent.
Among the colored troops 7529 cases occurred, with 1301 deaths, a mortality-rate of 17.27.
Among the colored troops 4094 cases occurred, and 2280 died, a mortality-rate of 55.68.
Some of those circumstances which affect epidemic force, so as to increase the mortality-rate, are appreciable.
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