Rate, neonatal mortality
The number of children dying under 28 days of age divided by the number of live births that year. The neonatal mortality rate in the United States, which was 8.4 per 1,000 live births in 1980, declined to 5.8 per 1,000 live births in 1990.

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  • neonatal mortality — noun the death rate during the first 28 days of life • Syn: ↑neonatal mortality rate • Hypernyms: ↑deathrate, ↑death rate, ↑mortality, ↑mortality rate, ↑fatality rate …   Useful english dictionary

  • neonatal mortality rate — noun the death rate during the first 28 days of life • Syn: ↑neonatal mortality • Hypernyms: ↑deathrate, ↑death rate, ↑mortality, ↑mortality rate, ↑fatality rate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mortality rate, neonatal — The number of children dying under 28 days of age divided by the number of live births that year. The neonatal mortality rate in the United States, which was 8.4 per 1,000 live births in 1980, declined to 5.8 per 1,000 live births in 1990 …   Medical dictionary

  • Neonatal mortality rate — The number of children dying under 28 days of age divided by the number of live births that year. The neonatal mortality rate in the United States, which was 8.4 per 1,000 live births in 1980, declined to 5.8 per 1,000 live births in 1990 …   Medical dictionary

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  • mortality rate — noun the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year • Syn: ↑deathrate, ↑death rate, ↑mortality, ↑fatality rate • Hypernyms: ↑rate • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mortality rate — mortality, mortality rate The death rate, usually standardized by age and sex, to facilitate comparisons between areas and social groups. It provides a measure of health risks, improvements in the quality of health care, and the comparative… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • mortality — mortality, mortality rate The death rate, usually standardized by age and sex, to facilitate comparisons between areas and social groups. It provides a measure of health risks, improvements in the quality of health care, and the comparative… …   Dictionary of sociology

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