Racial Disparity in Low Birth Weight and Infant Mortality
. Clinics in Perinatology 2009; 36(1): 63-73.
is a critical public health concern worldwide and one of the key indicators of the quality of primary health delivery systems and the overall health status of a nation.
Project Coordinator for HCC Sukkur, Firdous said Expanded Programme for Immunization was proving useful in controlling infant mortality
rate in the region.
Among women of normal weight in first pregnancy, high weight gain also increased the risk of infant mortality
: when their BMI increased by 4 units or more, risk of infant mortality
increased by 60 percent.
The CDC's 2014 mortality report also showed infant mortality
in the United States has hit a historic low of 582.1 infant deaths per 100,000 live births.
In 2013, infant mortality
in Mississippi, the state with the highest rate, was more than twice as high as in Massachusetts, which had the lowest rate, the National Center for Health Statistics reported.
Summary: The infant mortality
rate in Gaza has risen for the first time in five decades, according to an UNRWA study, and a U.N.
Areas with a large Indigenous population consistently represented the highest maternal and infant mortality
rates, such as Winnipeg's Port Douglas or downtown core, which has an infant mortality
rate at 7.3 to 7.4 deaths per 1,000 live births.
The primary outcome was all-cause infant mortality
through 6 months (180 days).
A decline in maternal and infant mortality
has been registered in the country over the past 3 years, Minister of Health Talantbek Batyraliyev said on January 15 on the Parliamentary Women Forum.
Conclusion: Most of the factors related to infant mortality
can be controlled by providing sufficient information and healthcare to pregnant mothers which will result in reduced infant mortality
This study of the impact of socioeconomic status and household structure on infant mortality
is a precursor to control of maternal nutrition, stress, prenatal and postnatal care, which ultimately dictate infant health.