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Interest Rate

The percentage of the value of a balance or debt that one pays or is paid each time period. For example, if one holds a bond with a face value of $1,000 and a 3% interest rate payable each quarter, one receives $30 each quarter. The percentage of the interest rate remains constant (usually), but the amount one pays or is paid changes according to the amount of the balance or debt. For example, if one pays off part of the principal on a loan each month, the amount one pays in interest decreases even though the rate remains the same. See also: Time Value of Money.

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Caption: Figure 2: World age-standardized incidence rate of all cancer cases by gender and age groups in Sivas, Turkey, from 2004 to 2014.
Cysticercosis incidence rates by sex, residence, and age group, Shandong Province, China, 1975-2014 No.
In a 10-year period, the incidence rate increased from 1.74 to 2.43 per 1,000 patients, with the highest upsurge in the [greater than or equal to] 75 group (6), which is in agreement with the findings of this study.
The present study was designed for investigation of the prevalence and incidence rate of skin cancer and STS in Karbala, an Iraqi city, during the past 8 years.
The average age-adjusted incidence rate of LLA among people with diabetes was 280.5 per 100 000, whereas for people without diabetes it was 9.7 per 100 000 (relative risk = 28.9).
During the study, 13,284 cases of suicide were recorded in people without cancer diagnosis (incidence rate 0.18) and 786 patients diagnosed with any type of cancer (incidence rate 0.36), including 29 suicides during the first week from establishing the diagnosis (incidence rate 2.50) (17).
Thus, the overall incidence rate of hydatidiform mole was estimated 3.34 per 1000 pregnancies and 3.70 per 1000 deliveries.
Furthermore, to infer whether exposure to depleted uranium increased the leukemia incidence rate, we analyzed data available for the USA and IARC World standard.
Of the 4,700 identified pertussis patients (53% of whom were younger than 6 months of age when initially diagnosed with pertussis), 90 (2%) subsequently developed epilepsy (incidence rate, 1.56/1,000 person-years; 95% confidence interval, 1.55-1.57), compared with 511 (0.1%) in the 47,000-subject comparison arm (incidence rate, 0.88/1,000 person-years; 95% Cl, 0.88-0.88).
Those younger than 50 years of age had a 0.4 incidence rate per 100,000 individuals, patients between 50 and 64 years old had a 2.5 per 100,000 incidence rate, those who were 65-79 years old had a 3.6 per 100,000 incidence rate, and individuals 80 years and older had an incidence rate of 4.7 per 100,000 individuals.
"Faced by a poverty incidence rate of 48.7 percent in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) as of 2012, the government sought to fast-track development in the region by proposing a P17-billion Special Development Fund (SDF) in the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL)," Bacani said.
Massive deworming campaigns were held in 2007-2012 in view of high incidence rate of parasitic diseases in Kyrgyzstan.