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20:50 Feb 28, 2012
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English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Health Care / Estadisticas
English term or phrase: HALF THE NATIONAL RATE AND IS LOWER THAN OTHER MAJOR U.S. CITIES
Hola, tengo una duda sobre mi traducción. Se trata de un informe sobre la tasa de suicidio en una ciudad de Estados Unidos. Esta es la oración en inglés junto con mi traducción.

Health Department announces suicide rate in San Franciso is half the national rate and is lower than other mayor U.S. cities

El Departamento de Salud anuncia que la tasa de suicidio en San Franciso es la mitad del indice nacional y la mas baja que la de otras ciudades principales en los Estados Unidos.

De antemano, gracias por la ayuda.
oligyp
Local time: 15:15
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1es la mitad del valor de la tasa nacional, menor que en otras ciudades importantes de U.S.A.
Ana Terzaghi
4 +1es la mitad del índice a nivel nacional
Cristina Usón Calvo


  

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22 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
half the national rate and is lower than other major u.s. cities
es la mitad del índice a nivel nacional


Explanation:
¿Qué te parece?

El Departamento de Salud anuncia que el índice de suicidios en San Franciso es la mitad del índice a nivel nacional e inferior al de otras grandes ciudades de los Estados Unidos.


Cristina Usón Calvo
Spain
Local time: 21:15
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 4
Notes to answerer
Asker: Gracias por responder. Me confunde porque creo que es muy alta ya que la oración en inglés dice que es la mitad, ¿no crees?


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agree  Yaotl Altan
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33 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
half the national rate and is lower than other major u.s. cities
es la mitad del valor de la tasa nacional, menor que en otras ciudades importantes de U.S.A.


Explanation:
My interpretation

Ana Terzaghi
Uruguay
Local time: 16:15
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 20

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sol Vargas: I agree, but "Estados Unidos" instead of "U.S.A."
6 hrs
  -> De acuerdo. Muchas gracias!!
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