TeachMeFinance.com - explain Mortality Rate
Mortality Rate The term 'Mortality Rate ' as it applies to the area of Medicare in the United States can be defined as ' The death rate often made explicit for a particular characteristic (e.g. gender, sex, or specific cause of death). Mortality rate contains three essential elements: the number of people in a population exposed to the risk of death (denominator), a time factor, and the number of deaths occurring in the exposed population during a certain time period (the numerator)'.
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