Dictionary » M » Mortality rates

Mortality rates

mortality rate

(Science: statistics) The proportion of deaths in a population or to a specific number of the population.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

Results from our forum

Review: Exon Skipping as a Therapeutic Approach to Duchenne

... the same is true for cancer - my own area of interest - society tolerates the mortality rates from cancer simply because, in the end, not enough people die from cancer to ...

See entire post
by Julie5
Fri Oct 29, 2010 2:05 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Review: Exon Skipping as a Therapeutic Approach to Duchenne
Replies: 1
Views: 5331

Ebola Info

... extremely lethal. - The number of victims is small due to the very high mortality rates of the virus: victims rarely live long enough to spread the disease to many people. - ...

See entire post
by biohazard
Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:57 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Ebola Info
Replies: 1
Views: 5314

Why do women live longer than men?

you can check the CDC mortality rates or the WHO also has some stats. Basically, men get in more accidents and have problems such as prostate ...

See entire post
by mith
Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:05 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why do women live longer than men?
Replies: 24
Views: 26640

H1N1 Scare

... one, except that it has a different season. If anything, the mortality rate is well below the normal rates, partly because of the panic ramping up the response and probably keeping folks alive ...

See entire post
by Darby
Sun Jun 21, 2009 9:26 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: H1N1 Scare
Replies: 11
Views: 11010

PillBug Evolution Expirement

... levels constant at their designated locations though. To make such high mortality rates, you might introduce a predator on the land portion..? The idea behind this is that you're ...

See entire post
by AstusAleator
Tue Aug 14, 2007 12:58 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: PillBug Evolution Expirement
Replies: 6
Views: 9311
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 866 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link