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Definition of Terms

This page contains an alphabetical listing of terms used by the Iowa Department of Public Health. These terms will include everything from government pseudonyms and acronyms to medical and health-related terms that may be unfamiliar to readers.

Term - Death rate

The exact term, "Death rate" was not found. The following is a list of similar terms.

Death Rate or Crude Death Rate

Reported as an annual rate per 1,000:

    Number of deaths divided by the estimated mid-year population time 1,000