Definition of Fatality rate

1. Noun. The ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year.




Definition of Fatality rate

1. Noun. The number of people that die per a number of cases. ¹

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Medical Definition of Fatality rate

1. The death rate observed in a designated series of persons affected by a simultaneous event such as a disaster. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Fatality rate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ageing and Transport: Mobility Needs and Safety Issues by Oecd (2001)
"Figure 34 shows the fatality rate for injuries of all levels of severity per journey by ... The fatality rate is higher for pedestrians than for car users, ..."

2. The Lancet (1898)
"Then, following the method adopted by Dr. Hadwen, it would appear that previously to Mr. Brooke's coming the fatality-rate bad been 100 per ..."

3. Transportation Expressions (1996) by Richard Feldman (1998)
"... fatality rate: The average number of fatalities which occurred per accident or ... fatality rate: The fatality rate is the number of fatalities per 100 ..."

4. Keeping Children Safe In Traffic by OECD Staff, Kate McMahon (2004)
"Typically, the car passenger fatality rate is higher than the pedestrian fatality rate, ... South Korea had a fatality rate of 5.41 for child pedestrians, ..."

5. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1895)
"Dr. Tomkins, of the Manchester Fever Hospital, gives a fatality rate of 62 per cent as his experience of unvaccinated smallpox. ..."

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