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
Visualizing the relationship between infant mortality rates & resource availability
datavizualization.com - 1/15/2017 12:29:22 PM
Infant mortality rates peak at around 1% and the availability ... to see where investments would be most fruitful in bringing these countries to a closer state of parity with the developed world.
Infant Mortality Rate Reduces In India, But 2012 Targets Still Far Away: Study
everylifecounts.ndtv.com - 1/10/2017 3:19:56 PM
more literate states reporting infant mortality rates close to or better than richer countries and larger, poorer states reporting more deaths than poorer countries, indicating the uneven nature of healthcare. The overall improvement in infant mortality ...
Dip In Infant Deaths, But Still Short of Target
shethepeople.tv - 1/10/2017 6:23:04 AM
The infant mortality rate (IMR ... According to the World Bank, the average IMR in 2015 in North American nations was 5, and was 3 in European nations. Low and middle-income countries had an average IMR of 35. Which states perform better, and which ...
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.
Cuba’s super-low infant mortality rate
People's World - 1/4/2017 12:20:56 PM
Since the Cuban Revolution took power on January 1, 1959, the country’s infant mortality rate has declined sharply. In 1963, its rate was 41.8, on par with that of other nations in the developing world. Infant mortality rates have dropped in other ...
Ethiopia's Maternal, Infant Mortality Rates Reduced
Bernama - 1/19/2017 12:31:47 PM
ADDIS ABABA, Jan 19 (BERNAMA-NNN-ENA) -- An integrated family health programme which has been implemented in six regional states of Ethiopia has played a crucial role in reducing maternal and infant mortality rates in ... efforts of the country to reducing ...
Chart: The alarming rise in maternal mortality in the US
Weku 88.9 - 1/10/2017 11:55:20 PM
The US is one of the only eight countries in the world, including Afghanistan and South Sudan ... Despite a slight decline in the infant mortality rate, the US still has the highest rate of infant deaths among 27 wealthy countries. The US even has higher ...
In 5 years, JK records 15 point in Infant Mortality Rate
Greater Kashmir - 1/15/2017 8:14:39 PM
“The J&K State has been ranked 6th amongst the 21 bigger states in the country to bring down Infant Mortality Rate,” a Press Handout of NHM ... Srinagar to have access to healthcare experts and world-class services from Max Super Speciality Hospital ...
U.S. infant mortality rate worse than other countries
CBS News - 9/24/2014 6:04:35 PM
The report compares infant mortality rates in the United States to those of European countries plus Australia, Israel, Japan, Korea and New Zealand in 2010, the most recent year for which data is available. In the United States, 6.1 infants die per every ...
Infant Mortality Rate in U.S. Is So High Compared to European Countries Because They Take Better Care of Their Poor
Atlanta Black Star - 1/22/2015 5:29:39 PM
The infant mortality rates in both Finland and Austria are among the lowest rates in the world. In a paper entitled—”Why ... infant mortality numbers to the level of the Scandinavian countries. While the researchers found that “unmarried mothers ...
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.
10 Countries with Lowest Infant Mortality Rates
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/18/2015 11:37:20 AM
One of the problems the world is facing today is the death of infants at an early age; this article would be discussing the 10 Countries with Lowest Infant Mortality Rates. Infant Mortality is a term used to describe the death of newborn babies within the ...
Expert says infant mortality rate near University Circle exceeds that of some Third World countries
Politi Fact - 4/11/2013 11:55:09 PM
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...