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  • SIDS
  • African-American parents of newborn, healthy term infants will be randomized to receive either a standard message to avoid bedsharing, eliminate use of soft bedding and soft sleep surfaces, and to place infants in the supine position for sleep to reduce the risk of SIDS or an enhanced message to avoid these behaviors to both reduce the risk of SIDS and to prevent infant suffocation. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • premature
  • CUMANÁ, Venezuela-Medical staff at the University Hospital in this eastern Venezuelan city delivered two premature infants that needed incubation earlier this year. (wsj.com)
  • 99% of infant deaths occur in developing countries, and 86% of these deaths are due to infections , premature births , complications during delivery, and perinatal asphyxia and birth injuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • KALAMAZOO, MI - Two Western Michigan University students have won another award for their low-cost ventilator for premature infants in developing countries. (wmuk.org)
  • high infant
  • Acknowledging the high infant mortality was an immense health concern for the nation, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad informed the parliament on Tuesday that Indian scenario is worse than most of its neighbours. (medindia.net)
  • The disturbing high infant mortality rate in South Africa is highlighted through awareness campaigns such as Pregnancy Week, held from 12 - 18 February this year. (health24.com)
  • lower infant
  • Holding constant the income of each of the three poorest quintiles of a country's population, we ?nd that an increase in the income of the upper 20% of the income distribution is associated with higher, not lower infant mortality. (repec.org)
  • health
  • Infant mortality is one of the most important indicators of the health of a state, as it is associated with a variety of factors such as maternal health, quality and access to medical care, socioeconomic conditions, and public health practices. (virginia.gov)
  • Experts say maternal health and mortality are directly related to access to health services. (voanews.com)
  • Infant mortality must be a high priority not only for the Department of Health but also the healthcare industry. (health24.com)
  • Infant mortality is associated with many factors, including the health and economic status of the mother, her race or ethnicity, access to quality medical care, and such cultural problems as rising obesity and drug use. (nytimes.com)
  • Chicago health officials Tuesday predicted a drop in the city`s infant mortality rate based on preliminary data. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Most of the deaths are among pre-term infants and the United States has a very high rate of pre-term births, according to the report from the National Center for Health Statistics. (reuters.com)
  • Schmid normally reports on the economy, but there is a direct link between a city's infant mortality and its economic health. (wkar.org)
  • Data for this report were obtained from the linked birth/infant death data sets for 1995--2002 maintained by CDC's National Center for Health Statistics. (cdc.gov)
  • State
  • Time-series models were constructed by infant race for cigarette tax and price with infant mortality as the outcome, controlling for state per-capita income, educational attainment, time trend, and state random effects. (aappublications.org)