mortality rate

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The incidence of death in the population in a given period. The annualmortality rate is the number of registered deaths in a year, multiplied by 1000 and divided by the population at the middle of the year. See also infant mortality rate, maternal mortality rate.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.