Translation of mortality in Spanish:

mortality

mortalidad, n.

Pronunciation /mɔːˈtalɪti//mɔrˈtælədi/

noun

  • 1

    (death rate)
    mortalidad feminine
    before noun mortality rate índice de mortalidad masculine
    • Amongst very young chicks the mortality rate was quite high.
    • Major trauma, particularly serious head injury, is associated with high mortality in people over 65 years.
    • If it could be proved that such centres would reduce the cancer mortality rate, few could argue against their introduction.
    • Accordingly, mortality was higher among juveniles than adults and in spring than in winter.
    • The mortality rate in his maternity wards eventually dropped to less than one percent.
    • The report revealed the trust had the lowest mortality rate in the region and was among the top 10 in England.
    • But the lung cancer mortality rate for both men and women has seen a gradual decline since 1980.
    • The child mortality rate has more than doubled in the past decade and the average life expectancy at birth is just 58 years.
    • But the hospital's mortality rate is 113, which puts it just above the average band.
    • Inequalities in health and mortality exist among different socioeconomic groups.
    • Overall mortality among the fathers was higher than that in the mothers partly because the mean age of the fathers was higher.
    • A high maternal mortality rate automatically exposes the lack of universal and safe health care.
    • A high hospital mortality rate might reflect substandard care or simply a busy emergency room.
    • The under-fives mortality rate had fallen steadily to 56 deaths per 1,000 births.
    • The mortality rate has risen one-and-a-half times over the same period.
    • We are seeing a decline in human mortality, people are living longer around the world, even in the poorest countries.
    • The mortality rate from cancer has fallen by 12 per cent in the last six years.
    • The mortality rate for refugees in the overloaded and decrepit boats continues to rise.
    • Our data indicate increasing mortality among people with schizophrenia.
    • Deaths from both diseases are falling, but the heart disease mortality rate has declined by more.
  • 2

    (loss of life)
    mortandad feminine
  • 3

    (condition)
    mortalidad feminine
    • Fat people who manage to stay reasonably fit seem to have a risk of mortality little different to people of normal weight.
    • It certainly brings up mortality and how we'll feel when faced with death.
    • Why is it that we humans are subject to mortality?
    • Critics say that, unsurprisingly, death and mortality have been the chief preoccupations of his recent writings.
    • Fear gets you in touch with your own mortality; death is the most potent fear.
    • Many people knew someone who died, and it reminds people of their own mortality.
    • Their lives will be complicated by issues of timing, courage and mortality.
    • When Hamlet banters with the gravediggers, he becomes a clown himself, even if the subject matter is mortality.
    • It poses a particular dilemma for a species already predisposed to enter a state of denial about personal mortality.