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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.

## Rate

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Total stillbirth rates in Latvia have seen little change in the past 16 years.
Comparison of stillbirth rates Location SBR SBR [greater than or equal to] 1 000 g South Africa 23.1 17.6 KwaZulu-Natal 26.2 19.7 Regional hospitals 30.2 22.6 LUWMRH 39.3 28.3 Region 4 23.4 18.0 SBR = stillbirth rate; LUWMRH = Lower Umfolozi War Memorial Regional Hospital.
Stillbirth rates in singleton pregnancies in a stable population at Karl Bremer and Tygerberg hospitals over 50 years.
([section]) Expected deaths in children aged <5 years were calculated using the following formula: deaths = live births x national published mortality rate for children aged <5 years and stillbirth rate (SBR).
com/Facebook "f" Logo CMYK /.ai Facebook "f" Logo CMYK /.ai "There is rightly a need to tackle neonatal death rates which have not fallen as much as the stillbirth rate. However, there is clearly a need to put even greater efforts into reducing both.
(1) Between 2000 and 2015, the stillbirth rate fell by roughly one-fourth, and the absolute number of stillbirths declined by one-fifth.
Background and Objective: Pakistan accounts for the highest stillbirth rate in the world.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister of State for National Health, Services, Regulations and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar on Friday informed the National Assembly that the government was taking steps to decrease stillbirth rate in the country.
Concerning the health status of the Omani children, the statistics indicated that the stillbirth rate has decreased in 2014 to reach 7.1 deaths per every thousand newborns compared to 7.4 deaths recorded in 2013.
Data was collected in July 2012 from all District Headquarter Hospitals, Tehsil Headquarter Hospitals and selective Rural Health Centres (RHCs) using a pre-formatted questionnaire to assess availability of signal functions of Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care, including staffing and equipment, number of births and women with complications, maternal case fatality rate and stillbirth rate. SPSS 20 was used for statistical analysis.
Their birth defect and stillbirth rate has increased, with a twofold increase in diabetes.

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