Definition: This entry gives the average annual number of deaths during a year per 1,000 population at midyear; also known as crude death rate. The death rate, while only a rough indicator of the mortality situation in a country, accurately indicates the current mortality impact on population growth. This indicator is significantly affected by age distribution, and most countries will eventually show a rise in the overall death rate, in spite of continued decline in mortality at all ages, as declining fertility results in an aging population.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Death rate map
WHAT'S UP DOC? Education, access key to reducing death rates of mothers and babies
Patriot Ledger - 6/30/2015 5:05:43 PM
For reference, the United States’ rate is 6 per 1,000, ranking 55th among 224 countries where World Factbook data was reported. Maternal deaths reported in the World Factbook vary from 2,054 per 100,000 live births in South Sudan to 2 per 100,000 in Estonia.
Study shows death rates linked to sugary drinks
Science Recorder - 7/1/2015 3:42:48 AM
An example of this is in Mexico, a country that has one of the world’s highest per-capita consumption ... To see the actual number of deaths, they then combed through different disease rates (cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular) and looked at how ...
Smart ORS Packaging may Reduce Infant Mortality in the Developing World
Med India - 7/1/2015 1:26:48 AM
A new study says that improved packaging of Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) could reduce infant mortality rates in developing countries like India ... in 600,000 deaths annually in the developing world due to inappropriate or no treatment.
'Over 184,000 global deaths each year' caused by sugary drinks
Medical News Today - 7/1/2015 6:13:08 AM
The US had the second highest rate, at an estimated 125 deaths per 1 ... also of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy, says: "Many countries in the world have a significant number of deaths occurring from a single dietary factor, sugar ...
Sugary drinks lead to more deaths in Mexico than violent crimes do
Global Post - 6/30/2015 7:07:25 PM
Mexico’s death rate from sugary drinks is alarming, but not all that surprising when you consider that the country is also the world’s biggest consumer of sodas. The average Mexican drinks a whopping 43 gallons of soda each year — nearly 40 ...
Cuba, the first country to eradicate mother-to-child HIV transmission
Times of India - 7/1/2015 6:56:05 AM
Cuba on Tuesday became the first country in the world to eradicate the transmission of HIV and syphilis ... which can result in early fetal loss and stillbirth, neonatal death, low-birth-weight infants and serious neonatal infections.
Current Affairs: Cuba became first country to eradicate mother-to-child HIV transmission: WHO
PrepSure - 7/1/2015 11:28:06 AM
Cuba on June 30, 2015 became the first country in the world to eradicate the transmission of HIV and ... Cuba succeeded in lowering the HIV transmission rate to 1.85 percent, below the 2 percent target rate countries in the region in conjunction with ...
How the Millennium Development Goals failed the world’s poorest children
THE CONVERSATION - 7/1/2015 1:05:20 AM
The most marginalised children in some of the world ... 189 countries of the United Nations signed a declaration committing the global community to the reduction of poverty, hunger, gender inequality, illiteracy, child mortality and environmental degradation.
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.
Sugary Drinks Linked to 25,000 Deaths in the U.S. Each Year
Sci-Tech Today - 7/1/2015 6:56:05 AM
In Mexico -- a country with one of the world's highest per-capita consumption of sweetened drinks -- about 24,000 adults' deaths in 2010 were attributed to overconsumption of sugar-sweetened drinks. That translated into the highest death rate of the world ...
Sugary drinks may cause 184,000 global deaths a year: study
Asia One Your Health - 7/1/2015 8:57:46 AM
"Many countries in the world have a significant number of deaths occurring from ... Dariush Mozaffarian from Tufts University in Boston. Mexico had the highest death rate due to sugary beverages with a rate of 450 deaths per million adults, the report ...
Report finds highest suicide rate world in Guyana, a country haunted by link to cult deaths
FOX News - 10/14/2014 4:33:27 AM
LESBEHOLDEN, Guyana – The young man responds all too easily when asked whether he knows anyone who has committed suicide in his village, a sleepy cluster of homes and rum shops surrounded by vast brown fields of rice awaiting harvest. Less than a year ...
Report Shows Widespread Mistreatment by Health Workers During Childbirth
MSN - 7/1/2015 8:14:49 AM
And that is just a partial list of the abuses and humiliations inflicted on women around the world as their babies are born. A new report based on information from 34 countries ... The maternal death rate has dropped in recent years, but not as much ...
US surpasses other industrialized countries in infant death rate
World Socialist Web Site - 5/9/2013 3:36:40 PM
“State of the World’s Mothers,” a report from the humanitarian ... The US is not alone in rising infant mortality rates among the developed countries. Canada and Switzerland rank second and third in first-day mortality rates in the industrialized ...
Sugary Drinks Killing 184,000 People Worldwide Each Year: How Does Your Country Fare?
Tech Times - 7/1/2015 12:29:32 AM
Mexico, a country where diabetes afflicts a full 10 percent of the population, has the highest death rate in the world attributable to sweetened beverages. The United States is second, with 125 deaths per million adults linked to the sweet drinks.