Definition of Infant mortality

1. Noun. The death rate during the first year of life.

Medical Definition of Infant mortality

1. Perinatal, neonatal, and infant deaths in a given population. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Infant Mortality

infant behaviour
infant botulism
infant care
infant colic
infant death
infant deathrate
infant equipment
infant feeding
infant food
infant mortality (current term)
infant mortality rate
infant nutrition
infant nutrition disorders
infant prodigy
infant respiratory distress syndrome
infant school
infant welfare

Literary usage of Infant mortality

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Public Affairs Information Service Bulletin by Public Affairs Information Service (1920)
"Wis State Bd Health Bui p Б Ap '19 infant mortality as an economic problem. ... Relation of parental nativity to the infant mortality of New York state. ..."

2. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1920)
"Large cities will often have a low infant mortality rate, and small cities, like Gloversville in New York or Millville in New Jersey, will have a high ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"See Infants—Care and hygiene infant mortality Conservation of child life. WJ Gallivan. ... Arn Phys Educ R 21:503-4 N '16 Income and infant mortality. ..."

4. Health Status of Minorities & Low Income Groups by DIANE Publishing Company, Dept. of Health and Human Services, United States (1991)
"The Hispanic infant mortality rate shown in Table 2 is from the US vital ... Within the last decade, the downward trend in infant mortality began to slow; ..."

5. The Growth of Cities in the Nineteenth Century: A Study in Statistics by Adna Ferrin Weber (1899)
"The science of demography recognizes the fact that infant mortality bears with more severity on boys than on girls, and as infant mortality is in most ..."

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