Relative incidence of death within a particular group categorized according to age or some other factor such as occupation.

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  • The mortality rate of people in a high-risk job, such as a fire fighter, is much higher than with people in a low-risk job, such as a dance instructor.

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  • The life insurance industry is interested in determining rates of mortality for different ethnic and socioeconomic groups to generate actuarial tables for their policies.

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  • The newest outbreak of the disease was very concerning because it had much higher rate of mortality even with the newest treatments in place.

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