Definition of Case-fatality proportion

1. Noun. The number of cases of a disease ending in death divided by the number of cases of the disease; usually expressed as a percentage or as the number of deaths per 1000 cases.

Generic synonyms: Proportion



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Literary usage of Case-fatality proportion

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1. Digestive Diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1995)
"... pancreatitis were found only at autopsy.21 Nevertheless, if these cases were excluded, the case fatality proportion would still have been 11 percent. ..."

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