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mortality

 [mor-tal´ĭ-te]
the quality of being mortal.
2. the ratio of actual deaths to expected deaths.

mor·tal·i·ty

(mōr-tal'i-tē),
1. The state of being mortal.
2. Synonym(s): death rate
3. A fatal outcome.
[L. mortalitas, fr. mors (mort-), death]

mortality

/mor·tal·i·ty/ (mor-tal´it-e)
1. the quality of being mortal.
2. see death rate, under rate.
3. the ratio of actual deaths to expected deaths.

mortality

Etymology: L, mortalis, perishable
1 the condition of being subject to death.
2 the death rate, which reflects the number of deaths per unit of population in any specific region, age group, disease, or other classification, usually expressed as deaths per 1000, 10,000, or 100,000.

mortality

(1) Death, see there.
(2) Mortality rate, see there.

mortality

Death rate Epidemiology A health statistic that corresponds to the total number of deaths per unit time in a population divided by the population's number, ergo deaths/1000 population. See Infant mortality, Neonatal mortality, Operative mortality, Post-neonatal mortality, Proportionate mortality.
Mortality–data of interest
Leading causes of mortality–US Cardiovascular–ASHD and aneurysm disease 39%, CA 22%, CVAs 7.6%, accidents 4.6%, pneumonia or influenza 3%, lung disease 3%, DM-related 1.8%, suicide 1.4%, cirrhosis 1.3%, nephritis 1.0%, homicide 1.0%, etc to 100%
Mortality rate in viral infections Rabies 99%, HIV 50+%, Ebola 20-80%, HBV 3-5%, polio ± 0.1%
Mortality < age 19 Fatal injuries–MVAs 47%–33% occupants, 8% pedestrians, homicide 13%–usually firearms, suicide 9.6%–?:/, 4:1, drowning 9%–most common in those < age 4, 90% in residential pools, fire/burns 7%–most < age 4, black:white ratio, 3:1  

mor·tal·i·ty

(mōr-tal'i-tē)
1. The state of being mortal.
2. Synonym(s): death rate.
3. A fatal outcome.

mor·tal·i·ty

(mōr-tal'i-tē)
1. State of being mortal.
2. A fatal outcome.

mortality,

n the death rate.

mortality

1. the quality of being mortal.
2. death as a statistic.

embryonic mortality
see early embryonic mortality.
mortality rate
the death rate; the ratio of the total number of deaths to the total number of the population during a specified time period. Commonly used specific mortality rates include disease, case fatality, neonatal, perinatal and preweaning mortality rates.
The rate may also be expressed as a standardized rate, when it is stated as a ratio of the expected death rate in a standard group of animals. It may also be expressed as a proportional rate, when it is stated as a proportion of all of deaths due to all causes in the group.
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The total mortalities showed an increase with 139 seen in Group I to 285 seen in Group II, a percentage increase of 105%.
Route of admission was comparable between the mortalities of both the groups, with admission from the emergency department being the most common route, followed by elective admission and transfers from other hospitals or transfers from services within hospital, as shown in Table-2.
The median length of stay was 7 days in Group II showing that approximately half the mortalities occurred within one week of admission and when seen at 72 hours nearly 32.
Bonamia ostreae-induced mortalities in one-year old European flat oysters Ostrea edulis: experimental infection by cohabitation challenge.
dagger]) Mortalities of T3N are given for T3NR, T3N control, and T3NS stocks, respectively.