The ratio of total deaths to total population in a specified community or area over a specified period of time. The death rate is often expressed as the number of deaths per 1,000 of the population per year.
Death, especially of large numbers; heavy loss of life:
the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year
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