Nigeria Infant mortality rate

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Infant mortality rate: total: 74.09 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 79.02 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 68.87 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)

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 - This page was last updated on June 30, 2015

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