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, 2019See also: Infant mortality rate map
The Statesman on MSN.com - 7/3/2020 11:47:44 AM
The Sample Registration System reveals that the rate has gone up to 899 girls per 1000 boys in 2016-18 ~ up from 896 in 2015-17, in itself a minor gain.
Notable fall in infant mortality, still a long way to go for India; these social changes may help
The Financial Express - 6/30/2020 1:17:00 PM
The infant mortality rate (IMR) in the country fell to 32 in the year 2018 per 1000 live child births, down eight points from 40 in 2013, and down one point from 33 in 2017. India has recorded a ...
CDC: US infant mortality rates decline, Black infants still twice as likely to die
FOX5 Las Vegas - 6/25/2020 7:28:00 PM
Infant mortality rates fell for all age groups ... progress in curbing the trends of teenage pregnancy in this country and we've been declining at about 8% a year," Gupta said.
Air pollution's connection to infant mortality
Science Daily - 6/29/2020 6:46:00 PM
Saharan Africa finds that a relatively small increase in airborne particles significantly increase infant mortality rates. A cost-effective solution may lie in an exotic-sounding proposal.
Infant mortality rates in decline in the US as teen pregnancy decreases: CDC
MSN - 6/26/2020 12:29:00 PM
Infant mortality rates across the United States declined from 2000 to 2017, a trend attributed to fewer women giving birth in their teens, according to a study published Thursday by the Centers ...
Air pollution associated with infant mortality finds study
News Medical - 6/30/2020 2:21:00 AM
In recent times there has been much advancement in medical science, and with adequate maternal nutrition, breastfeeding, and vaccination programs, the infant mortality rates have been steadily ...
US infant mortality rates decline, CDC study says, but Black infants still twice as likely to die
WHDH - 6/25/2020 7:47:00 PM
Infant mortality rates fell for all age groups ... progress in curbing the trends of teenage pregnancy in this country and we’ve been declining at about 8% a year,” Gupta said.
Stanford researchers reveal air pollution’s connection to infant mortality
Stanford Daily - 6/29/2020 3:11:00 PM
Dust sweeping across the Southeast U.S. in recent days warns of a growing risk to infants and children in many parts of the world ... pollution’s impact on infant mortality in sub-Saharan ...