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Qualifier English: mortality
Qualifier Spanish: mortalidad
Qualifier Portuguese: mortalidade
Qualifier French: mortalité
Entry term(s): death rate
survival
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000401
Scope note: Used with human and veterinary diseases for mortality statistics. For deaths resulting from various procedures statistically but for a death resulting in a specific case, use FATAL OUTCOME, not /mortality.
Annotation: subhead only; includes "survival"; see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.47; DF: /mortal or /MO CATALOG: may be subdivided geographically
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/MO or MO (SH) or SUBS APPLY MO
History Note: 67; used with Category C, E & F 1967-74; C, E & F3-4 1975-86; C, E, F3-4 & SMOKING 1988; C, E, F3-4, ACCIDENTS+ & SMOKING+ 1989; C, E4 & F3 1990 forward
Entry Version: MORTAL
Abbreviation: MO
DeCS ID: 22047
Unique ID: Q000401
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Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1973/12/27
Revision Date: 2004/07/13
mortality - Preferred
Concept UI M0030609
Scope note Used with human and veterinary diseases for mortality statistics. For deaths resulting from various procedures statistically but for a death resulting in a specific case, use FATAL OUTCOME, not /mortality.
Preferred term mortality
survival - Narrower
Concept UI M0030612
Preferred term survival
death rate - Narrower
Concept UI M0030611
Preferred term death rate



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