neonatal mortality rate

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Noun1.neonatal mortality rate - the death rate during the first 28 days 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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The neonatal mortality rate is also high among newborns, with 60 newborns out of every 1,000 dying in the first month of life.
It claims that home birth results in less medical intervention for the mother but is associated with a tripling of the neonatal mortality rate.
The neonatal mortality rate (Table 3) was highest in the arsenic-exposed areas (20.8% and 24.2%), while it was very low for the non-exposed area (only 1.3%).
(b) Early neonatal mortality rate: number of deaths in 0-6 day-old residents divided by the number of live births.
The perinatal (death of a foetus) mortality rate per 1,000 pregnancies rose from 8.5 to 10.1, while the neonatal mortality rate (death of babies aged under 28 days) rose from 3.7 to 4.9 per 1,000 live births.
It also found that, while the neonatal mortality rate fell significantly since 2000, there was no corresponding significant change in the stillbirth rate.
One of the disturbing figures released by this report was that the neonatal mortality rate for Aboriginal infants was four times higher than the rest of Canada.
Hein,[9] in a seminal article in 1983, showed the importance of the small rural obstetrics unit in the state of Iowa, and noted that after regionalization, Level I-A hospitals (less than 500 deliveries, no pediatricians or obstetricians) had the lowest neonatal mortality rate. This finding could be attributed to the transport of women at high risk for premature delivery to hospitals with higher levels of care.
Two commonly accepted and complementary measures are neonatal mortality rate and post-neonatal mortality rate.
For example, neonatal mortality rate in Odisha is close to that of Sierra Leone.
According to the annual report of the District Health Information System (DHIS), in 2018, Neonatal Mortality Rate (NMR) remained high across the province, with 17 deaths occurring per 1,000 live births - that too at governmental health facilities.

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