Definition of Infant mortality rate

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

Medical Definition of Infant mortality rate

1. The number of children dying under a year of age divided by the number of live births that year. The infant mortality rate in the united states, which was 12.5 per 1,000 live births in 1980, fell to 9.2 per 1,000 live births in 1990. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Infant Mortality Rate

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

Literary usage of Infant mortality rate

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"An infant mortality rate of Zero.—A community in which the infant mortality has been reduced to zero presents much of interest in view of the increased ..."

2. 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 ... (3) At 9.7, the 1984-86 infant mortality rate among American Indians and ..."

3. 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 ..."

4. Infant Mortality: Results of a Field Study in Brockton, Mass. Based on by United States Children's Bureau, Mary V. Dempsey (1919)
"infant mortality rate.—An infant mortality rate expresses the probability of a live-born infant dying before his first birthday and is usually stated as the ..."

5. The Impact of HIV-AIDS on World Population by Peter O. Way (1994)
"infant mortality rate With and Without AIDS, for Selected Countries: 2010 §1 Without AIDS With AIDS Burkina Burundi Central African Republic Congo Côte ..."

6. Proceedings of the second Pan American scientific congress: Washington, U. S by Glen Levin Swiggett (1917)
"In infant mortality studies "the one statistic " is unquestionably the infant mortality rate, the number of infant deaths per 1000 infante bom alive. ..."

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