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
Ebola threat to Sierra Leone infant mortality rate
BBC - 10/30/2014 11:16:49 AM
Sierra Leone has one of the world's highest infant mortality rates, and the Ebola outbreak is likely to push it even higher. Health officials say almost all pregnant women infected with Ebola, along with their unborn babies, die from the disease.
Metro Health announces new grant to fight Infant Mortality
Page Error - 10/30/2014 7:23:35 PM
Healthy Start services are targeted to the needs of vulnerable mothers and infants in areas of the country with disproportionately high rates of infant mortality. The new funds will help empower pregnant families in San Antonio with the needed resources to ...
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 Higher in United States Than in European Countries
Guardian LV - 9/26/2014 10:27:04 PM
The infant mortality rate is higher in the United States than it is in European countries according to a recent government report. This means that in America, more babies are dying before they reach the age of one year than in other parts of the world.
Global infant mortality trends and attributable determinants -an ecological study using data from 192 countries for the period 1990-2011
7th Space - 10/19/2014 2:25:50 AM
Infant mortality rate (IMR ... when tailoring time-appropriate interventions at a global, regional, and country level. Methods: Data for 192 countries were extracted from the World Bank Development Indicator database for the period 1990?
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 ...
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 ...
Here's Why Infant Mortality Is So High In The US
businessinsider.in - 10/20/2014 9:44:18 PM
... between the US and the two European countries are almost entirely accounted for by looking at infant deaths between the first month and the first year after birth. Cumulative infant mortality rates are higher in the US at every stage - at birth ...
Innovative device checks newborn mortality
Vanguard - 10/25/2014 11:54:22 PM
At 528 deaths per day or 996 deaths per 100,000 live births according to the 2008 NDHS, Nigeria has one of the highest newborn mortality rates in the world. Findings show that ... Africa where high maternal and infant mortality can be addressed through ...
Life Expectancy in Iran and Other Countries
Iranian LLC - 10/22/2014 11:57:56 PM
In countries with high infant mortality rates, life expectancy at birth is highly ... the agency said in Thursday’s report, World Health Statistics 2014. In comparison, males born in Canada in 1990 could expect to live to 74 and females to 81 on average.
India’s infant mortality rate is alarming: Modi
Nagaland Post - 10/25/2014 7:22:21 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said that India’s high child mortality rate is serious issue ... on the need of supply of clean drinking water to prevent diseases in the country. The prime minister also talked about the ‘Make in India ...
Breastfeeding can reduce rate of child mortality, say health experts
Dawn - 10/25/2014 1:57:15 AM
QUETTA: Health experts have said that breastfeeding can reduce child mortality rate ... parts of the country, he added. Nadeem Shahid, manager of Save the Children’s Advocacy and Campaign section, underlined the need for establishing an infant feeding ...
Recent Research Study Projects “5 billion more People on the Earth by 2100” Which Could Cause Catastrophic Resource Scarcity
theafricom.com - 10/30/2014 8:53:39 AM
The pattern established by developed countries was presumed to follow suit in undeveloped countries so that countries shifted from high fertility and high mortality rates to low fertility and delayed mortality. There is a declining infant and childhood ...
Infant Mortality Explained
Forbes - 9/30/2014 3:27:09 PM
The United States infant mortality rate is about twice that of other developed countries. On an international ranking ... US experience with that of Finland (with the lowest rate in the world) and Australia (at about at the European average), the ...