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, 2012See also: Infant mortality rate map
We should alarmed by Northeast Florida's infant mortality rate
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - 11/25/2014 8:47:17 PM
That’s higher than the state average and higher than infant mortality rates in Bosnia, Latvia and Malaysia. In fact, most developed countries have significantly lower infant mortality rates than ours. Australia’s rate is only three deaths per 1,000 ...
In developing world, child-mortality rates among poorest families plummet
Science Codex - 11/17/2014 12:54:11 AM
This convergence was mostly driven by the fact that child-mortality rates declined the fastest among the poorest families. In the countries where the gap increased ... health improvements in the developing world," said Davidson Gwatkin, a senior fellow ...
Addressing Ohio’s infant mortality
Xenia Daily Gazette - 11/27/2014 5:14:20 AM
Ohio also has the third highest rate of infant mortality in the nation and the highest rate of infant mortality among African American babies. This is unacceptable. Ohio is home to some of the world’s best ... throughout the country, and I urge HHS ...
High child mortality rate in Thar no new phenomenon, say experts
Dawn - 11/24/2014 1:43:09 AM
the country has the third highest burden of maternal, fetal and child mortality in the world. “Thar has the highest under-five mortality rate in Pakistan with 90 to 100 deaths per 1,000 live births. There has been no change in the statistics in three ...
Infant Mortality Rate Decreased In Virginia
ABC 13 - 11/18/2014 4:30:44 PM
There's been an 18 percent decrease in infant mortality. That decrease means nearly 200 more ... Kim Price says as a nation other countries' rates are better, so she says it's very encouraging to see these rates go down nationally.
Israel Mortality Stats: Cancer Killing More Jews Than Arabs
The Algemeiner - 11/26/2014 12:10:42 PM
Cancer caused 25.9 percent of all deaths among Israeli Jews, as opposed to 20.7% among the country’s Arab population in 2012 ... cause of death among women and fifth among men. Infant mortality rates have declined sharply since the 70s, according ...
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 ...
Infant Mortality Rate: Blame it on Lack of Initiative to go International
The New Indian Express - 11/24/2014 12:53:02 AM
He points out that the government has provided most medical college hospitals with online, web-camera and video conferencing facilities besides international exposure in the form of MoUs with various countries ... in infant mortality rate is the failure ...
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 ...
An Ohio mother looks for answers to Ohio's infant mortality rate
WKSU News - 11/18/2014 11:54:32 PM
Bad numbers and the need for good data The numbers that are available now show Ohio is 48th in the country in the rate of infant ... s mortality rate, it’s even worse: 50th of 50. Cuyahoga County – home, Brown notes, to some of the world’s premier ...
US ranks behind 25 other countries in infant mortality
FOX News - 9/24/2014 3:05:38 PM
The U.S. infant mortality rate is more than double that of some other developed countries, according to a new report. An important contributor to this disparity is the relatively high rate of death among babies born at full term in the United States ...
Top 10 Countries by Infant Mortality Rate
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 11:58:53 AM
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.
Infant Mortality Should be Decreasing; But its Not
dumb-out.net - 11/18/2014 3:11:59 PM
Infectious disease, however, is not the biggest threat to infant mortality rate. It turns out that premature birth ... As a matter of fact, world leaders 189 countries unanimously agreed, in September of 2000 at a gathering of the United Nations, that ...
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson lauds cut in Pontiac's infant mortality
Daily Tribune - 11/24/2014 12:41:42 PM
Patterson said the county recently garnered six various awards, most notably the Public Community Health Achievement Award for drastically reducing the infant mortality rate in Pontiac. “We were (worse) than many third-world countries,” Patterson said ...
SOGON to fight against High Rate Of Maternal Mortality
Spy Ghana - 11/21/2014 5:35:46 AM
while in low income countries like Nigeria it was one in 52 cases. Gov. Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta lauded the society for its commitment to addressing the challenges of high infant and maternal mortality rates. He said Delta Government had made huge ...