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. 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, 2020See also: Infant mortality rate map
10 states with the highest infant mortality rate
Becker's Hospital Review - 9/30/2022 5:44:00 PM
The most recent data from the CDC indicates a 3 percent decrease from the rate of 5.58 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2019. A total of 16 states had infant mortality rates significantly higher than the U.
How Newborn Screening Tests in India Can Reduce Infant Mortality Rate
Onlymyhealth - 9/30/2022 7:20:00 AM
Many parents do not know that newborn screening is extremely important to diagnose and prevent many illnesses in kids.
Chile has one of the lowest infant mortality rates
Uruguay News - 9/16/2022 12:24:00 PM
"And for Chile to be among the countries that have the lowest rate of infant mortality in the world demonstrates a huge achievement in neonatal advances over the last decade." The low infant ...
Nigeria’s Infant Mortality Rate Now 67 per 1,000 Live Births, Says FG
This Day - 9/26/2022 11:59:00 PM
perinatal mortality rate is 49 per 1,000 live births, neonatal mortality is 38 per 1,000 live births, infant mortality is 67 per 1,000 live births and under-5 mortality is 132 per 1,000 live ...
Local business looking to lower infant mortality rate
Wane - 9/26/2022 1:52:00 PM
According to bridgesofpbc.org, the infant mortality rate in 2020 was 5.61 per 1,000 live births. The infant mortality rate is an important measure of the well-being of infants, children and ...
India's Under 5 Mortality Rate Sees 3-point Decline; UP, Karnataka Record Highest Dip: Report
RepublicWorld - 9/23/2022 6:13:00 PM
India's under 5 mortality rate has significantly declined by from 35 per 1,000 live births in 2019 to 32 per 1,000 live births in 2020, with the highest decline recorded in Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka,
Infant mortality rates in The Bronx are among the highest in New York City. ‘Strollin’ for Life’ aims to help
The Grio - 9/20/2022 6:39:00 PM
because we know that the African American population is suffering the highest burden of infant mortality across the country.” The neighborhoods of the Bronx have some of the highest rates in New ...
Black infant mortality drops in Summit County, but racial disparities persist, officials say
wksu - 9/28/2022 9:29:00 PM
The rate at which Black babies in Summit County died before reaching their first birthdays dropped in 2020, according to data presented Wednesday during Akron's Health Equity Summit.
India’s under 5 mortality rate sees 3-point decline; UP, Karnataka record highest dip: Report
MSN - 9/23/2022 4:56:00 PM
India’s under 5 mortality rate has significantly declined by from 35 per 1,000 live births in 2019 to 32 per 1,000 live births in 2020, with the highest decline recorded in Uttar Pradesh and ...