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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Studies show that the countries with the most vaccines have the worst infant death rate
healthimpactnews.com - 8/22/2016 11:57:54 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 ...
Moms whose infants died in day care petition for 6 months parental leave
USA Today - 8/30/2016 3:05:52 PM
(Photo: Jess Graefe Photography) Scorah said she knows their circumstances were "a worst-case scenario," but cites data from Save the Children showing America has the highest infant mortality ... nearly all countries around the world, the U.S. also offers ...
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 ...
Countries With The Highest Infant Mortality Rates
worldatlas.com - 7/19/2016 11:55:17 PM
In Angola, the country with the highest infant mortality rate, 96 out of 1000 infants born are susceptible to die. An Angolan mother and her children receive healthcare treatment at a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) health clinic.
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 ...
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 ...
Expert says infant mortality rate near University Circle exceeds that of some Third World countries: PolitiFact Ohio
Cleveland Plain Dealer - 4/12/2013 9:56:27 AM
Public health experts consider the infant mortality rate an important indicator of a community's well-being. It is one of the factors that helped land Cuyahoga County in the bottom third of Ohio counties in overall health in a national study released last ...
Why The World Is Better Than You Think Described In 10 Powerful Charts!
simplecapacity.com - 8/27/2016 9:43:08 PM
When I published Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think in February 2012, I included about 80 charts in the back of the book showing very strong evidence that the world is ... under-five mortality rates have dropped by 50%. Infant mortality rates ...
World Bank report says Pak’s infant mortality rate nearly double that of India
The Indian Express - 6/9/2016 9:12:08 AM
Several countries in Africa like Ethiopia, Ghana and even Afghanistan have better infant mortality rates than Pakistan. Given the facts mentioned in the World Bank report, it appears that Islamabad has a non-serious approach to the issue of infant ...