infant mortality


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Synonyms for infant mortality

the death rate during the first year of life

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The effect of racial residential segregation on black infant mortality. AmJl Epidemiol 2008; 168(11): 1247-54.
The rates of infant mortality have been significantly reduced in the developed world mainly due to improvements in basic health care and technological advances in the medical field.
She said EPI was the most effective tool to reduce infant mortality rate and it could lead to eradicate childhood diseases like measles, Hepatitis B, tuberculosis, poliomyelitis, diphtheria and tetanus.
Every fifth women in the study material gained so much weight that it influenced risks of stillbirth and infant mortality (i.e.
The declines in infant mortality are good news, Dr.
In Mississippi, infant mortality was 9.6 per 1,000 live births in 2013, which represents a 16% decline since 2005.
BEIRUT: The infant mortality rate in Gaza has risen for the first time in five decades, according to an UNRWA study, and a U.N.
At 6 months, multiple micronutrients did not significantly reduce infant mortality; there were 764 deaths (54.0 per 1,000 live births) in the iron-folic acid group and 741 deaths (51.6 per 1,000 live births) in the multiple micronutrient group (relative risk [RR], 0.95; 95% Cl, 0.86-1.06).
"According to internationally accepted methods of calculating, the reduction of maternal and infant mortality can be observed in Kyrgyzstan.
Infant mortality rate is the most important indicator of health living standard and efficacy of health services in a community.
Infant mortality rate (IMR) is defined as the number of deaths among infants less than one year of age per 1,000 live births (Villadsen, Mortensen, & Andersen, 2008).
Unfortunately, no UK newspaper has so far reported the fact that successive governments have known since at least 1917 that air pollution is the major causal factor for infant mortality and not poverty as had been, and still is, believed to be to blame.
The NHS was born forty years after Dr William Brend had scrutinised the 1914 infant mortality rates for all parts of the British Isles and seen that poverty wasn't to blame for the high rates as air pollution was the obvious cause.
Birmingham has been named (Post, t May 8) as having very high pollution levels and has also been linked with high infant mortality rates.
Infant mortality is not the result of one specific medical issue but rather a measure of non-medical factors in a community, including the rates of poverty and education.
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