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
LCHS Infant Mortality Awareness Luncheon scheduled for Sept. 12
Times and Democrat - 8/19/2014 5:54:11 AM
There was a less than a 1 percent increase in the infant mortality rate among blacks and other groups, from a rate of 11.8 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2011 to 11.9 deaths in 2012. White expressed pride in the fact that Low Country Healthy Start met ...
How our kids compare to the world
Oregon Faith Report - 8/18/2014 10:13:04 AM
An infographic compiled by a website for healthcare administrators and those looking for research about the medical field titled “The Kid’s Aren’t Alright” combined data from World ... the countries where Holt works, the infant mortality rate ...
Sen. Sherrod Brown to announce new legislation aiming to curb infant mortality in Ohio
WCPO - 8/21/2014 3:10:10 PM
A report released on August 13 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says Ohio's infant mortality rate was the fifth worst in the country in 2011, and the worst state for African American infant deaths. The report shows that 1,087 Ohio ...
PH 'likely' to meet education, infant mortality MDGs
Rappler - 8/21/2014 1:05:29 AM
These 4 MDGs are: Achieving universal primary education Reducing child mortality Promoting gender ... reflected the discrepancy between the country's growing gross domestic product (GDP) and the employment rate. While the GDP grew from 6.8% to 7.2% from ...
Breastfeeding helps reduce child mortality rate in Malaysia
Astro Awani - 8/11/2014 3:57:49 PM
Malaysia has managed to reduce the mortality rate ... in the country. Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) paediatrics and neonatology consultant Dr Farah Inaz Syed Abdullah said breastfeeding was the best way to reduce the risk of death among infant and children ...
US Infant Mortality Rate Higher Than Other Wealthy Countries
The Huffington Post - 6/25/2012 4:03:02 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 in Detroit Rivals Many Third World Countries
Global Research - 1/31/2014 11:56:03 PM
The infant mortality rate is so high that it actually rivals that of many third world countries. “It’s infuriating, because we know we can change the trajectory of these numbers,” said Kristen McDonald, vice president of program and policy for the ...
Top 10 countries with most improved child mortality rates
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/23/2010 11:59:37 PM
Today, no country has an under-5 mortality rate that high, according to IHME estimates. In Ethiopia, the under-5 mortality rate in 1990 was 202 per 1,000 live births, one of the highest rates in the world. Over the next two decades that fell by half ...
GCC infant mortality rate lowest in Arab world
Gulf News - 12/27/2002 11:59:32 PM
GCC countries have the unique distinction of registering the lowest infant mortality rate in the Arab world and the highest life expectancy rate averaging 74.38 years, with women outliving men by a mean average ratio of 4.5 years, according to a recent ...
Top 10 Countries by Infant Mortality Rate
Jagran Josh - 8/8/2010 11:54:12 PM
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.
Top Five Countries with Highest Rates of Maternal Mortality
International Business Times - 5/6/2014 12:02:06 PM
As the World health Organisation ... India along with nine other countries accounts for 60% global maternal deaths. Around 40,000 pregnant women died in Nigeria in 2013, WHO said. In Nigeria maternal mortality rate can reach up to 3,200 women ...
Expert says infant mortality rate near University Circle exceeds that of some Third World countries: PolitiFact Ohio
Cleveland Plain Dealer - 4/12/2013 1:59:50 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 ...
Tenn.'s infant mortality rate comparable to 3rd world countries
WKRN - 6/24/2010 5:30:54 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville Mayor Karl Dean joined Vanderbilt doctors and actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley on Thursday to address the city and state's staggering infant mortality rate. Nationally, Tennessee ranks 47th for its infant mortality rate ...
Global infant mortality rates slashed
Sydney Morning Herald - 9/13/2012 6:14:15 AM
Africa's infant mortality rate has fallen from 163 per ... compared with 1990. The world's lowest rates are in Singapore, the Nordic and some European countries, and Japan.