infant mortality rate


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Synonyms for infant mortality rate

the death rate during the first year of life

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Rodolfo Stusser, a Miami doctor and consultant, said he's done just what Gonzalez alluded to in his ASCE speech: While working in Las Tunas province in the early 1970s, his unit would record after-birth deaths as fetal deaths "to meet government goals to reduce the infant mortality rate," he said.
The doctor linked the rising infant mortality rate to poor levels of awareness among the people.
In terms of infant mortality rates, the United States ranks 31st out of the 34 member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Turkey (34) 17.
Buwa, UNFPA and the UN Country Team (UNCT) consider the high maternal and infant mortality rates as key priorities that call for immediate intervention.
A breakdown of infant mortality rates in Oklahoma by maternal race reveals consistent disparities between racial groups.
While states like Orissa have a high infant mortality rate of 10 per cent, in others like Kerala, the rate is just a little over 1 per cent.
This rate was incorrectly identified as the infant mortality rate, which includes only infant deaths.
Summary: Rabat - The maternal and infant mortality rate in public hospitals declined by 8.
ONS data shows that the 2002-07 infant mortality rate in my electoral ward (Bowbrook) is 15.
US has highest infant mortality rate among wealthy nations USA--According to the CIA's World Fact Book, the US has the highest rate of infant mortality of the 23 wealthiest nations, with Memphis leading in infant deaths.
Such imbalances mean that the United States may have the most technologically advanced military systems in the world, but an infant mortality rate in its inner cities that rivals any forlorn deprivation zone in the Third World.
Among all those born outside marriage, the infant mortality rate was 5.
In some small way, I wanted to make a difference by aiding in the recovery of the Afghan National lives, with an emphasis on women's health issues and the improvement of the infant mortality rate, which is one of the highest in the world--147 deaths for every 1,000 live births.
Additionally, abortion plays a role in the incidence of premature birth, and the high rate of abortions in the United States likely adds to the nation's infant mortality rate.
If we ended every TV broadcast, from Good Morning America to Six Feet Under, with "every day 35 million children die of extreme poverty" or "the average per capita yearly income in Sri Lanka is $880," or "the infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births in Angola is 187," this apathetic (and often selfish) country might finally come to realize how the other half lives.
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