morbidity rate

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Likelihood that a person belonging to a particular group, categorized according to age or some other factor such as occupation, will suffer a disease, illness, injury, or sickness. Morbidity rate is one of the basic factors considered in setting insurance premium rates.

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As an actuary, Todd constantly considered the morbidity rate among friends and family; so much so that he eventually had to retire, in order to retain the joy in his life.
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As all actuaries know, the morbidity rate for males in their 70s is higher than the morbidity rate for females in their 70s.
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I wondered what the morbidity rate was because it would be something I would need to know in the future.
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