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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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Although the mechanism of the interaction is unknown, a high fetal death rate was confirmed in one animal study when the two drugs were combined.
in contrast, several authors agree with the present study that nuchal cords do not increase fetal mortality.[7,10-12] Shui and Eastman[8] found a higher fetal death rate in those deliveries not involving nuchal cords, and concluded that coiling of the umbilical cord around the infant's neck was a rare cause of perinatal death.
Analysis of hospital records revealed that sickle cell patients had a fetal death rate of 10% after the first trimester.
"The 37 women whose TSH levels were greater than 10 mU/L had a fetal death rate of 8.1%, so there was a definite correlation between the extent of hypothyroidism and the risk of fetal death," said Dr.
Fetal death rate was also assessed by maternal prepregnancy BMI and diabetes status.