infant mortality


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Noun1.infant mortality - the death rate during the first year of life
death rate, deathrate, fatality rate, mortality rate, mortality - the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year
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infant mortality

infant mortality

nmortalità infantile
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The March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
Unfortunately, certain groups experienced much higher infant mortality rates than the overall average.
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.
The CDC's 2014 mortality report also showed infant mortality in the United States has hit a historic low of 582.
TEHRAN (FNA)- For the first time in half-century, besieged and war-battered Gaza Strip sees rise in infant mortality rates, the UN agency revealed Wednesday.
A recent UNRWA study shows the infant mortality rate in Gaza has risen for the first time in five decades.
Summary: The infant mortality rate in Gaza has risen for the first time in five decades, according to an UNRWA study, and a U.
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.
The new study by researchers in the University of Maryland School of Public Health (UMD SPH) examined the relationship between gestational weight gain, mothers' body mass index (BMI) before and during pregnancy, and infant mortality rates.
After the UK switched from toxic "town gas" to clean North Sea Gas, there was a rapid fall in infant death rates, which was noticed by ONS and others without any thought about what might have triggered such an event: "A " t national level in England and Wales, infant mortality rates fell rapidly from the early 1970s and into the 1980s.
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.
Unfortunately, no UK newspaper has so far reported the fact that successive governments have known since at least 1917 that air pollution is the major causal factor for infant mortality and not poverty as had been, and still is, believed to be to blame.

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