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現代世界の英語−福祉 (4)

 

死亡率
death rate, mortality rate
mortality: the number of deaths during a particular period of time among a particular type or group of people - LDCE
Infant mortality is much higher in the poorest areas of the city. - CALD

平均余命[寿命]
average life expectancy
life expectancy: the length of time that a living thing, especially a human being, is likely to live - CALD
Life expectancy in Europe has increased greatly in the 20th century. - CALD

少子化
declining birthrate (TREND)

社会的入院
social [unnecessary] hospitalization (TREND)
hospitalization < hospitalize: to take someone to hospital and keep them there for treatment - CALD

介護
care, nursing-care
nursing: the job or skill of looking after people who are ill, injured, or old - LDCE

高齢者介護
long term care for older people (TREND)

公的介護保険
public long term care insurance (TREND)

在宅介護
home care, home nursing care

寝たきり老人
bedridden older people
bedridden: unable to leave your bed, especially because you are old or ill - LDCE
His aunt was 93 and bedridden. - CALD

24時間介護
round-the-clock care (TREND)
round-the-clock: happening all the time, both day and night - LDCE
She needed round-the-clock nursing. - CALD