infant mortality


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Synonyms for infant mortality

the death rate during the first year of life

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Mr Reddy said: "The rising impact of infant mortality in the city is scandalous.
When a graph of the infant mortality rate for England & Wales is plotted on the same axes as the percentage of babies weighing less than 2,500g, the slope of the infant mortality graph flattens at the same time as the low birthweight graph rises, i.
When a graph of the infant mortality rate for England and Wales is plotted on the same axes as the percentage of babies weighing less than 2,500g, the slope of the infant mortality graph flattens at the same time as the low birthweight graph suddenly rises, ie after the 1992 Waste Oils Directive.
Sindh was facing high incidence of maternal and infant mortality, followed by Balochistan, in 2013 when around 311 in every 100,000 live births due to childbirth related complications.
The study, released Thursday by the University of Texas System and UT Health Northeast, calculated infant mortality rates - the number of infant deaths under the age of 1 per 1,000 live births in a given area during the same year - for ZIP codes of communities with more than 400 births from 2011 to 2014.
In addition, mother education, better infrastructure and healthcare facilities in the most vulnerable regions can mitigate the risk of infant mortality in future.
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], Dec 7 ( ANI ): Rajasthan Health Minister Kalicharan Saraf said the state government was aiming to bring infant mortality rate to 28 by 2022 with facilitation of adequate resources.
Scott Harris, acting state health officer, said, Our infant mortality rate is troubling and disheartening and trending in the wrong direction.
In both 2007 and 2015, infant mortality rates were highest in rural counties (7.
Published in July in JAMA Pediatrics and based on data from the National Vital Statistics System between 2005 and 2015, the study found that infant mortality among black infants declined from 14.
Infant mortality rates are calculated by dividing the number of registered deaths of infants by the number of registered live births within a calendar year.
Developed by Israa Nasir and Kamil Shafiq, the app aims to reduce maternal and infant mortality in Pakistan which has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the world.
Background: Many Asian countries have persistently high infant mortality because of various biological and social determinants.
Infant mortality rates are an indication of the health of a community and six of the ten councils with the highest infant mortality rates aggregated for the six years from 2009 to 2014, out of the 348 councils in England and Wales, are in the West Midlands.
Infant mortality is a critical public health concern worldwide and one of the key indicators of the quality of primary health delivery systems and the overall health status of a nation.
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