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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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Based on this index we found a higher prevalence rate of micro albuminuria in female subjects than in the male subjects (prevalence rate of micro albuminuria (25%) and macro albuminuria (8.33%) in female; Male (micro albuminuria = 25.71% and macro albuminuria = 2.86%) which was much higher than those reported from Australia (6.0%), Europe (7%) and US (7.8%)18-20.
In Figure 2, we illustrate the 1995-2012 age-adjusted prevalence rates for NHL per 100,000 males and 100,000 females by U.S.
We hypothesized that, in line with prior investigations (Muehlenkamp et al., 2012; Swannell et al., 2014), the checklist would yield a higher NSSI prevalence rate compared with the single-item measure.
This study was conducted after another study that aimed to estimate the prevalence rate of multiple sclerosis.
Sulaiman said though the prevalence rates in the UAE has not increased considerably in the last five years, "a huge percentage of the population could be undiagnosed.
As shown in Table I, there is a variance in the prevalence rate of different parasites during the period of study.
According to the report, Egypt is fifth among the spread of smartphones, behind Lebanon, where the prevalence rate of smartphones reached 48%, followed by Jordan, which has a prevalence rate of smartphones by 30%, followed by 27% in Tunisia, 25% in Morocco, 22% in Algeria, and 17% in Iraq.
It is currently estimated that about 344 million people worldwide suffer from dry eye, with the prevalence rate expected to grow by about 2% annually.
The disability prevalence rate attributed to mental disorders was 6.3‰.
For the 38 states that had statistically reliable data for the 45-54 age group in both 2011 and 2015, the median change in the kidney disease prevalence rate was zero.
For the eight years, deer on the study site itself had a prevalence rate of 42 percent for does and 29 percent for bucks, with an overall prevalence of 35 percent.