United States Infant mortality rate

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Infant mortality rate: total: 5.9 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 6.55 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 5.22 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 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 - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of December 6, 2013

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