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
Jordan ranks 96th in world for infant mortality — UNICEF
Jordan Times - 7/11/2016 8:51:30 PM
AMMAN — Jordan ranks 96th in the world ... under-five mortality rate in Jordan has dropped to 18 per 1,000 live births in 2015, compared with 37 per 1,000 live births in 1995. The report’s list on the under-five mortality rate ranks countries and ...
Tanzania: Improvement in Maternal, Child Health As Mortality Rate Drops
AllAfrica - 7/22/2016 1:07:29 PM
Bukoba — Kagera region has recorded impressive performance by reducing infant mortality to 15/1,000 ... In the latest WHO -maternal mortality rate (MMR) Tanzania ranked 23rd among 183 countries with 460 deaths per 100,000 live births together with ...
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 ...
Wednesday's Letters: Working to end infant mortality
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - 7/19/2016 8:27:41 PM
We drove over to Monaco for a little sightseeing and on our way back to Nice we heard on the car radio that our own country had been attacked ... It is shocking that Duval County faces such a grim infant mortality rate, as reported by Kelli Wells ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Stanford research cites child mortality as major factor in lifespan inequality gap
Phys - 7/20/2016 1:38:29 PM
Around the world people have been living longer ... physician who conducted the research while studying medicine at Stanford, said, "Even in 1950, infant mortality in these countries was quite low. But by saving what were still many thousands of lives ...
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 ...
World's fastest-growing economy lags most South Asian neighbours
Rediff India Abroad - 7/14/2016 7:07:43 PM
The world ... mortality ratio of 190 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2013 was high compared to 23 in Iran, 29 in Sri Lanka, 31 in Maldives, 120 in Bhutan and 170 in Bangladesh and Pakistan. Source: Human Development Report 2015 Infant mortality rate ...
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 ...
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 ...
Report: DC's Infant Death Rate Highest Among Wealthy Countries' Capitals
News Max - 5/5/2015 6:40:46 PM
Washington, D.C., has the highest infant mortality rate in the world when compared to other capital cities in wealthy countries. In a shocking new annual report from Save The Children entitled, "State of the World's Mothers," Washington's infant mortality ...
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 ...