Death Rates

Some articles on rate, death rate, death rates:

War On Cancer - Progress
... of 1971, progress in reducing the overall cancer mortality rate has not been great ... remain incurable (such as pancreatic cancer) and the overall death rate from cancer has not decreased alot since the 1970s ... The death rate for cancer in the U.S ...
Stroke Belt - Hypotheses On Causation
... are the following It has been suggested that the higher stroke death rates in the stroke belt are due to the region's high African American population, because African Americans' stroke death rates are ...
Biodemography Of Human Longevity - Theory
... The Gompertz-Makeham law states that death rate is a sum of age-independent component (Makeham term) and age-dependent component (Gompertz function), which increases ... late-life mortality convergence) states that the relative differences in death rates between different populations of the same biological species ... Late-life mortality deceleration law states that death rates stop to increase exponentially at advanced ages and level-off to the late-life mortality plateau ...
Tobacco Harm Reduction - "Safer Cigarettes"
... The study authors wrote that "total death rates, death rates from coronary heart disease, and death rates from lung cancer were somewhat lower for those ...

Famous quotes containing the words rates and/or death:

    In the U.S. for instance, the value of a homemaker’s productive work has been imputed mostly when she was maimed or killed and insurance companies and/or the courts had to calculate the amount to pay her family in damages. Even at that, the rates were mostly pink collar and the big number was attributed to the husband’s pain and suffering.
    Gloria Steinem (20th century)

    I asked myself, “Is it going to prevent me from getting out of here? Is there a risk of death attached to it? Is it permanently disabling? Is it permanently disfiguring? Lastly, is it excruciating?” If it doesn’t fit one of those five categories, then it isn’t important.
    Rhonda Cornum, United States Army Major. As quoted in Newsweek magazine, “Perspectives” page (July 13, 1992)