case-fatality proportion

case-fatality proportion

noun
the number of cases of a disease ending in death divided by the number of cases of the disease; usually expressed as a percentage or as the number of deaths per 1000 cases 
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: case-ending
Next Definition: case-glass
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for case-fatality proportion
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing case-fatality proportion
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature