morbidity vs mortality

morbidity mortality


  • 1) medicine, countable Adverse effects caused by a medical treatment such as surgery.
  • 2) medicine, countable An occurrence of illness or disease, or a single symptom of that illness.
  • 3) The quality of being unhealthful, morbid
  • 4) medicine The incidence of a disease, as a rate of a population which is affected.
  • 5) The quality of being morbid; morbidness.
  • 6) The rate of incidence of a disease.
  • 7) The quality or state of being morbid.
  • 8) Morbid quality; disease; sickness.
  • 9) Amount of disease; rate of sickness.
  • 10) the relative incidence of a particular disease
  • 11) The proportion of diseased persons in a community; the sick-rate.
  • 12) A morbid condition or state; morbidness.


  • 1) The condition of being susceptible to death
  • 2) The death rate of a population
  • 3) The quality or condition of being mortal.
  • 4) The rate of failure or loss.
  • 5) Death, especially of large numbers; heavy loss of life.
  • 6) Mortals considered as a group; the human race.
  • 7) Death rate.
  • 8) Those who are, or that which is, mortal; the human race; humanity; human nature.
  • 9) a mathematical relation between the numbers living at different ages, so that from a given large number of persons alive at one age, it can be computed what number are likely to survive a given number of years.
  • 10) Death; destruction.
  • 11) The whole sum or number of deaths in a given time or a given community; also, the proportion of deaths to population, or to a specific number of the population; death rate
  • 12) Human life; the life of a mortal being.
  • 13) a table exhibiting the average relative number of persons who survive, or who have died, at the end of each year of life, out of a given number supposed to have been born at the same time.
  • 14) The condition or quality of being mortal; subjection to death or to the necessity of dying.
  • 15) the quality or state of being mortal
  • 16) the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year
  • 17) The condition or character of being mortal, or of being subject to death, or to the necessity of dying.
  • 18) Frequency of death; numerousness of deaths; deaths in relation to their numbers: as, a time of great mortality.
  • 19) The duration of human life.
  • 20) Specifically, the number of deaths in proportion to population: usually stated as the number of deaths per thousand of population.
  • 21) Humanity; human nature; the human race.


  • 1) He thought it without morbidity for he had loved his brother dearly.
  • 2) Their morbidity, especially on a day so full of possibilities, revolted him.
  • 3) There was a certain morbidity to this, she realized, but she'd always been a practical creature.
  • 4) ‘Zinc supplementation decreases the morbidity of lower respiratory tract infection in pediatric patients in the developing world.’
  • 5) ‘Giardia is a common human parasite that can cause significant morbidity.’
  • 6) ‘There is evidence that anti-inflammatory treatment can reduce morbidity from wheezing in early childhood.’
  • 7) ‘In particular, the expansion of natural resource-based industries, like tanning and mining, fostered considerable morbidity.’
  • 8) ‘I find that the association between gestational diabetes and perinatal death or morbidity was recognized in 1983.’
  • 9) ‘The incidence of major morbidity (e.g., stroke) was less in the ambulatory surgery population than in age-matched controls from the surrounding area.’
  • 10) ‘A group of interested general practitioners started a service to collect morbidity data in the course of normal general practice.’
  • 11) ‘In epidemiological and interventional studies blood pressure predicts morbidity and mortality in elderly people as effectively as in the young.’
  • 12) ‘The Harvard Study of Air Pollution and Health compared respiratory morbidity in 6 cities in the eastern and midwestern United States.’
  • 13) ‘Seasonal patterns as well as population density shaped morbidity and mortality patterns.’


  • 1) It means higher infant mortality.
  • 2) Infant mortality is down by a factor of five in India and a factor of nine in China over the same period.
  • 3) It has very low infant mortality and high life expectancy.
  • 4) These incremental changes will lead to a big change in infant mortality.
  • 5) What is the relationship between infant mortality and prenatal care?
  • 6) Can there be a more glamorous way to face our mortality?
  • 7) Migration or higher mortality of males leads to a shortage of males available for marriage.
  • 8) Life expectancy is high and infant mortality low.
  • 9) This could significantly reduce mortality from the disease.
  • 10) List the major factors that contribute to infant mortality.
  • 11) Education and lower infant mortality are the best ways to reduce family size.
  • 12) They are the first large mammal other than humans to be shown to suffer mass mortality during a heat wave.
  • 13) The subsequent construction of sewers through the teeming city proved beyond doubt the link between poor sanitation and high mortality.
  • 14) But those deaths are unplanned mortality.
  • 15) Besides being prepared, another aspect of courage is the ability to face our own mortality.
  • 16) But there are moments of potent magic in the matter-of-fact fantasy of this meditation on death and mortality.
  • 17) He said: 'The books are all about death and loss and mortality so they are very emotional and they make people emotional.
  • 18) "Socioeconomic disparity in mortality is pervasive, and it continues to increase," said Ahmedin Jemal, an epidemiologist at the American Cancer Society who lead the study.
  • 19) The assertion of a 1% reduction in mortality is not necessarily orthogonal to a 41-91% reduction in hospitalizations.
  • 20) Living standards are now independent of population levels, so any reduction in mortality is an unalloyed blessing.
  • 21) Such comparisons have shown a dramatic difference in mortality between these two groups: study after study has found that people who get a flu shot in the fall are about half as likely to die that winter — from any cause — as people who do not.
  • 22) ‘The one human flaw, mortality, is the one thing that makes you whole.’
  • 23) I realize the title of my report sounds bizarre, but before you label me insane, consider the following well-established fact -- The Telemark Polyp Study demonstrated a 57% increase in mortality among patients screened for colon cancer vis-à-vis unscreened controls.
  • 24) Unfortunately, there are a lot of miscarriages, and infant-maternal mortality is uncomfortably high (certainly higher than one would expect in the American heartland).
  • 25) Generalized weakness, malaise, loss of coordination and respiratory arrest may be present; mortality is close to 50percent in some studies.
  • 26) For example, while he allows that, in mortality rates, the inner-city men at age 68 to 70 resembled the Terman and Harvard cohorts at 78 to 80, he says that most of the difference can be explained by less education, more obesity, and greater abuse of alcohol and cigarettes.
  • 27) ‘When Hamlet banters with the gravediggers, he becomes a clown himself, even if the subject matter is mortality.’
  • 28) ‘Why is it that we humans are subject to mortality?’
  • 29) ‘Their lives will be complicated by issues of timing, courage and mortality.’
  • 30) ‘Critics say that, unsurprisingly, death and mortality have been the chief preoccupations of his recent writings.’
  • 31) ‘It poses a particular dilemma for a species already predisposed to enter a state of denial about personal mortality.’
  • 32) ‘Fat people who manage to stay reasonably fit seem to have a risk of mortality little different to people of normal weight.’
  • 33) ‘Fear gets you in touch with your own mortality; death is the most potent fear.’
  • 34) ‘Many people knew someone who died, and it reminds people of their own mortality.’
  • 35) ‘It certainly brings up mortality and how we'll feel when faced with death.’
  • 36) ‘Cervical cancer is the second leading cause of cancer mortality among women worldwide.’
  • 37) ‘The most dramatic and perhaps most significant cause of natural mortality among gray whales is predation by killer whales.’
  • 38) ‘Maternal deaths have been shown to account for a substantial burden of mortality among refugee women of reproductive age.’
  • 39) ‘In several western countries mortality among young men is rising.’
  • 40) ‘It is no surprise that even today TB is the leading infectious cause of mortality among adults.’
  • 41) ‘Influenza causes substantial morbidity and mortality among nursing home residents.’
  • 42) ‘Influenza is a major cause of morbidity and mortality among residents of nursing homes.’
  • 43) ‘At the same time, levels of excess female child mortality have been rising, as parents seek to ensure having sons.’
  • 44) ‘Infant and child mortality in the region is at least 50% higher than in neighbouring China.’
  • 45) ‘Women have many children but there is a high rate of infant and child mortality.’
  • 46) ‘Patients with schizophrenia suffer from increased physical ill health and excess mortality.’
  • 47) ‘Infant and child mortality have dropped sharply, and life expectancy has risen considerably.’
  • 48) ‘Five studies assessed mortality among frail older people who were at risk of adverse outcomes.’
  • 49) ‘Low birth weight and preterm birth are powerful determinants of morbidity and mortality in newborn babies and infants.’
  • 50) ‘The difficult subject of child mortality and attitudes to it are discussed, using evidence that is inevitably incomplete.’
  • 51) ‘Still, he cautions, nor are we exposed to the risks of illness, or high childhood mortality, faced by our ancestors.’
  • 52) ‘The relative contribution of cancer to overall mortality has been increasing in recent decades.’
  • 53) ‘We defined cardiovascular mortality as all deaths in which the cause was registered as being related to the heart.’
  • 54) ‘If it could be proved that such centres would reduce the cancer mortality rate, few could argue against their introduction.’
  • 55) ‘But the hospital's mortality rate is 113, which puts it just above the average band.’
  • 56) ‘The mortality rate in his maternity wards eventually dropped to less than one percent.’
  • 57) ‘The mortality rate from cancer has fallen by 12 per cent in the last six years.’
  • 58) ‘A high hospital mortality rate might reflect substandard care or simply a busy emergency room.’
  • 59) ‘The mortality rate has risen one-and-a-half times over the same period.’
  • 60) ‘But the lung cancer mortality rate for both men and women has seen a gradual decline since 1980.’
  • 61) ‘Amongst very young chicks the mortality rate was quite high.’
  • 62) ‘A high maternal mortality rate automatically exposes the lack of universal and safe health care.’
  • 63) ‘The child mortality rate has more than doubled in the past decade and the average life expectancy at birth is just 58 years.’
  • 64) ‘The under-fives mortality rate had fallen steadily to 56 deaths per 1,000 births.’
  • 65) ‘The report revealed the trust had the lowest mortality rate in the region and was among the top 10 in England.’
  • 66) ‘Deaths from both diseases are falling, but the heart disease mortality rate has declined by more.’
  • 67) ‘The mortality rate for refugees in the overloaded and decrepit boats continues to rise.’
  • 68) ‘We are seeing a decline in human mortality, people are living longer around the world, even in the poorest countries.’
  • 69) ‘Major trauma, particularly serious head injury, is associated with high mortality in people over 65 years.’
  • 70) ‘Accordingly, mortality was higher among juveniles than adults and in spring than in winter.’
  • 71) ‘Overall mortality among the fathers was higher than that in the mothers partly because the mean age of the fathers was higher.’
  • 72) ‘Inequalities in health and mortality exist among different socioeconomic groups.’
  • 73) ‘Our data indicate increasing mortality among people with schizophrenia.’

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