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
Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in U.S.
NBC News - 3/21/2017 11:55:13 AM
The infant mortality rate has fallen by 15 percent in the past 10 years ... "Infant mortality is considered a basic measure of public health for countries around the world," wrote Anne Driscoll and T.J. Mathews of the NCHS, part of the Centers for Disease ...
Despite Oklahoma infant mortality drop, rate remains fourth highest in nation
Oklahoma News - 3/22/2017 11:54:02 AM
the state had the fourth highest infant mortality rate in the country from 2012 to 2014. Infant mortality is considered a basic measure of public health for countries around the world, the CDC report notes. Overall, Oklahoma ranks No. 46 in the U.S. for ...
US infant mortality rate declines, but disparities remain
The Christian Science Monitor - 3/22/2017 6:06:16 PM
The infant mortality rate dropped 15 percent over the past decade ... which spends more on health care than any country in the world, has a child mortality rate that is more than three times as high as Singapore and a newborn mortality rate that is ...
Infant mortality rate declines in Oklahoma — but more slowly than in other states
Tulsa World - 3/22/2017 5:20:20 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s infant mortality rate has dropped in recent years, although the state saw one of the smallest declines in the country, according to a report released Tuesday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC: Infant mortality rate reaches new low mark
pulseheadlines.com - 3/22/2017 1:02:38 AM
The infant mortality rates in the United States presented a significant ... there is a significant difference between the United States’ numbers and those of other peer countries in the world. There are more chances for a baby that is born in Europe ...
Scientists stunned by new discovery about infant death
babwnews.com - 3/22/2017 11:25:24 AM
That’s extremely good news because the U.S. has a relativelyl high infant mortality rate for a first world country, with a U.S. baby more than twice as likely to die in its first year than a baby in countries such as Norway, Japan and the Czech Republic.
UP’s Infant Mortality Rate Worse Than African Strife-Torn Countries And Slightly Better Than Afghanistan
thelogicalindian.com - 3/20/2017 5:15:33 AM
Despite an improvement in the state’s Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) over the last decade – 73 deaths per 1,000 live births to 64, UP is trailing behind other states and countries in the world – worse than strife-torn African nations and only slightly ...
Rates of infant mortality,maternal mortality reducing fast: Govt
India - 3/21/2017 2:47:01 PM
New Delhi, Mar 21 (PTI) The infant mortality rate and the maternal mortality rates in the country are fast declining which is faster ... We are faster than the rest of the world. Yes, the size of the population is one of the reasons…the decline has ...
Infant mortality rate down by 15 percent in US
TOLEDO NEWS NOW - 3/21/2017 5:03:02 PM
(CNN) - Infant ... mortality rates among black women is still more than double that of non-Hispanic white women. Infant deaths in the U.S. have dropped more than 70 percent since 1962, but it still has one of the highest rates among developed countries.
The healthiest countries in the world
USA Today - 3/21/2017 4:48:43 PM
(Photo: Thinkstock) World Health Day is April 7, and people around the globe are turning their attention to health issues. The global infant mortality rate of 33.6 deaths per ... In order to assess the overall state of a country's health, 24/7 Wall St ...
Are Freer Countries Just Better?
Reason - 3/14/2017 5:47:07 PM
The Overall Best Country Ranking is a fascinating new list from US News & World Report that ranks 80 countries ... longer lifespans and lower rates of infant mortality, etc. You can explore the incredible progress that ordinary people have created wherever ...
Countries With The Highest Infant Mortality Rates
worldatlas.com - 3/12/2017 11:54:34 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.
Multiple Infant Vaccines Linked To Dramatically Increased Mortality
prepareforchange.net - 3/20/2017 7:02:55 AM
,[vii] which brought to the fore the fact that, “The infant mortality rate (IMR ... conditions of a country. The US childhood immunization schedule specifies 26 vaccine doses for infants aged less than 1 year-the most in the world-yet 33 nations ...
Infant mortality rates fall 15 percent in the U.S.
Philadelphia Daily News - 3/21/2017 8:01:59 PM
... disadvantaged mothers in the U.S. have higher infant mortality rates than wealthier ones. “Infant mortality is considered a basic measure of public health for countries around the world,” wrote the CDC team, led by researcher T.J. Mathews.