Definition: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Infant mortality rate map
Antibiotics, childbirth, and maternal and infant mortality
weforum.org - 8/31/2016 10:25:30 AM
But maternal and infant mortality is not confined to the past ... optimizing antibiotic usage, and investing in countries’ health-care and sanitation capacities. World leaders will address antibiotic resistance at September’s G20 summit in China ...
US Infant Mortality Rate Higher Than Other Wealthy Countries
The Huffington Post - 6/25/2012 12:06:49 PM
... and compare only the infant mortality rate of Caucasian Americans, our ranking versus the competitor countries is unaffected. Infant mortality is just one of many metrics where the US used to be a world leader and has slipped in the last few decades.
Infant Mortality Awareness Month Sheds Light on Growing National Healthcare Crisis
Business Wire - 8/29/2016 1:19:41 PM
The infant mortality rate reflects the health and well-being of a nation and according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the United States ranks 25 th among industrialized countries 1 ... rest of the industrialized world is unacceptable ...
Health data: Why India's infant mortality figures may be set to rise
scroll.in - 8/22/2016 9:38:55 AM
India's infant mortality rate has been in decline over the last two decades ... will result in an increase in number of recorded neonatal deaths in the country. Credit: World Health Organisation “Our estimation is that stillbirths will be almost as ...
The Leading Causes Of Death In India
worldatlas.com - 8/31/2016 4:09:06 PM
As per the Indian Constitution, health in India is the responsibility of the state governments of the country. Each state has its unique ... For example, in Kerala, the infant mortality rate is 12 per thousand live births whereas, in Assam, the number ...
Studies show that the countries with the most vaccines have the worst infant death rate
healthimpactnews.com - 8/26/2016 11:53:10 PM
why does the most-vaccinated country in the world have such an abysmal infant mortality rate? The rate is so bad that the Centers for Disease Control decided to do its own study on why this could be – but didn’t come up with an answer, although they ...
U.S. Infant Mortality Rate Worse Than in 40 Other Countries
International Business Times - 8/31/2011 1:36:34 PM
Babies born in the United States have a higher chance of dying in their first month than babies in much of the developed world ... infant mortality rates by 26 percent, or less than the average drop, the United States now lags behind 40 other countries ...
US surpasses other industrialized countries in infant death rate
World Socialist Web Site - 5/9/2013 3:36:40 PM
A new report on motherhood paints a devastating portrait of social conditions for poor women and their babies around the world. In both developing ... The high US infant death rate compared to other developed countries is a focus of the report.
Black Breastfeeding Week 2016
OB Rag - 8/28/2016 11:57:57 PM
The high black infant mortality ... according to the World Health Organization. Yet these mothers that I have photographed, like myself, have actually accomplished so much more.” Simmons’ images showcase black mothers across the country breastfeeding ...
Our infant mortality rate is a national embarrassment
Washington Post - 9/28/2014 11:57:45 PM
The United States has a higher infant mortality rate than any of the other 27 wealthy countries ... Despite healthcare spending levels that are significantly higher than any other country in the world, a baby born in the U.S. is less likely to see his ...
IVF rates and safety around the world
The Economist online - 8/31/2016 5:06:22 PM
As with any other expensive medical treatment, the lucky recipients are much more likely to live in rich countries. In 2010 ... However, such pregnancies are risky. Infant mortality is five times higher among twins than singletons, and children of multiple ...
SHOCK STUDY: Countries with highest vaccination rates have highest infant mortality rates, too
naturalnews.com - 6/8/2016 11:53:48 PM
The U.S. vaccine schedule calls for 26 vaccine doses before age 1. The researchers collected infant mortality rates (IMRs) for the top 34 countries in the world. Four of the countries – Andorra, Liechtenstein, Monaco and San Marino – had so few infant ...
Baby box program, inspired by Finnish tradition, arrives in Ontario
CTV News - 8/29/2016 2:42:35 AM
“It’s the most affordable, while being the most eco-conscious, product on the market for infant safe sleep ... of the lowest infant mortality rates in the world. According to Statistics Canada, the infant mortality in our country currently sits ...
U.S. infant mortality rate higher than developed world’s
Salon - 1/9/2013 11:18:07 AM
Many other reports have found the exact same thing. There is, however, some striking — and troubling — new research in the report: Our infant mortality rate is nearly double the rate in countries like Japan and Sweden. What’s more troubling is that ...
US Infant Mortality Rate Declines but Still Exceeds Other Developed Countries
jama.jamanetwork.com - 2/2/2016 7:57:52 PM
The dismal contrast between the US infant mortality rate, which ranks 26th in the world (http://1.usa.gov/1mSE0pA), and that of other developed countries raises the question of how “public policies toward poverty, pregnancy, delivery, and the ...