*  US Infant Mortality Rate Down 12% Since 2005
... the US infant mortality rate dropped 12% from 2005 through 2011, according to a new CDC report . In 2011, the rate was 6.05 ... Researchers say both those factors likely contributed to the drop in the infant mortality rate, the New York Times reports. ... Southern states, which have some of the highest infant mortality rates in the country, saw some of the biggest improvements. In ... Black women, who have also typically seen higher infant mortality rates than white women, experienced a decline of 16%. One ...
  http://www.newser.com/story/166457/us-infant-mortality-rate-down-12-since-2005.html
*  Assessing Impact of Health Oriented Aid on Infant Mortality Rates
... reduction in infant mortality rates. Thus for an average aid recipient country, doubling per capita aid leads to a reduction of ... a tentative conclusion can be drawn that aid comes to have a statistically significant and positive effect on infant mortality ... This paper examines the relationship between health aid and infant mortality, using data from in total 135 countries (for the ... "Assessing Impact of Health Oriented Aid on Infant Mortality Rates," EconStor Preprints 67391, ZBW - German National Library of ...
  https://ideas.repec.org/p/zbw/esprep/67391.html
*  29th on Infant Mortality - The New York Times
The American health care system needs to do better to improve the nation's infant mortality rate, which is ranked nearly 29th ... The infant mortality rate in this country declined sharply in the 20th century but then plateaued from 2000 to 2005. The ... Infant mortality is associated with many factors, including the health and economic status of the mother, her race or ethnicity ... After five years of stagnation, the United States has managed to cut its infant mortality a bit. That is no great cause for ...
  http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/19/opinion/19sun3.html?ref=todayspaper
*  US Birth Weight/Gestational Age-Specific Neonatal Mortality: 1995-1997 Rates for Whites, Hispanics, and Blacks | ELECTRONIC...
Infant mortality statistics from the 1997 period linked birth/infant death data set. Natl Vital Stat Rep.1999;47 :1- 23. ... blacks experience lower risks of neonatal mortality for preterm and LBW infants, while having higher risks of mortality among ... blacks experience lower risks of neonatal mortality for preterm and LBW infants, while having higher risks of mortality among ... Perinatal mortality and its relationship to the reporting of low-birthweight infants. Am J Public Health.1998;88 :1236- 1239. ...
  http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/111/1/e61.full
*  Ohio infant mortality rate down slightly, higher for blacks - Washington Times
... though the rate for black infants is nearly three times that of whites. ... New state figures show a slight drop in Ohio's overall infant mortality rate, ... New state figures show a slight drop in Ohio's overall infant mortality rate, though the rate for black infants is nearly three ... Infant mortality is measured as deaths of live-born babies before their first birthdays. The three leading causes in Ohio are ...
  http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/dec/18/ohio-infant-mortality-rate-down-slightly-higher-fo/
*  Are We Really Surprised By Our Infant Mortality Rate? | The Trial of Labor
Researchers, policy makers, and parents are concerned about the historically recent stagnation in the infant mortality rate. ... the infant mortality rate declined during the 20th century but has not declined significantly since 2000. ... and preterm-related infant mortality account for much of the lack of decline in the United States' infant mortality rate from ... Tags: infantmortality, infant mortality rate, declining outcomes, definitions, term birth, preterm birth, racial difference, ...
  https://labortrials.wordpress.com/2008/10/25/are-we-really-surprised-by-our-infant-mortality-rate/?like=1&_wpnonce=2fbededf31
*  Welcome to CDC stacks | Disparities in Mortality Rates Among US Infants Born Late Preterm or Early Term, 2003-2005 - 30638 |...
Infant Infant, Newborn Infant, Premature Infant Mortality Male Maternal Age Minority Health Pregnancy Preterm Infants ... The State Infant Mortality Collaborative (SIMC) developed a series of analyses to describe infant mortality in states, identify ... Developing a Standard Approach to Examine Infant Mortality: Findings from the State Infant Mortality Collaborative (SIMC) ... Sudden Infant Death Twins United States Vital Statistics Young Adult Infant Mortality ...
  https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/30638
*  Azad Laments India's Infant Mortality
Acknowledging the high infant mortality was an immense health concern for the nation, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad informed ... "In India, the infant mortality rate (IMR) is 47 per thousand live births which translates into 12.5 lakh infant deaths per year ... Sub-Saharan Africa Has Highest Infant Mortality: UN. Nearly five million children under the age of five die each year in sub- ... Acknowledging the high infant mortality was an immense health concern for the nation, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad informed ...
  http://www.medindia.net/news/azad-laments-indias-infant-mortality-99138-1.htm
*  A Note On Infant Mortality And Foreign Health-Aid
Our findings suggest that health-aid does not have a significant impact on infant mortality - one of the major health ... find that gross domestic product per capita and primary levels of education are both important determinants of infant mortality ... Keywords: Infant Mortality; Health-Aid; instrumental variables; Find related papers by JEL classification: *F35 - International ... "Health Aid and Infant Mortality," IMF Working Papers 07/100, International Monetary Fund. *Boriana Yontcheva & Nadia Masud, ...
  https://ideas.repec.org/a/eaa/aeinde/v9y2009i2_4.html
*  Key to infant health: Reducing stress on mom before pregnancy | Center for Health Reporting - Oakland Local
Lu, a medical doctor and former UCLA professor who has been a leading researcher on infant mortality, says much of the ... "If we really want to improve pregnancy outcomes and reduce infant mortality in this country, we need to start improving women's ... A consistent theme has emerged from the federal Healthy Start program since its founding in 1991: Infant mortality is not ... Healthy Start is the federal government's signature program focused on reducing infant mortality. Not to be confused with the ...
  https://oaklandlocal.com/2013/05/key-to-infant-health-reducing-stress-on-mom-before-pregnancy-center-for-health-reporting/
*  Infant mortality rates according to socioeconomic status in a Brazilian city
Infant mortality.# Mortality rate.# Social inequality.# Neonatal mortality (public health).# Post-neonatal mortality.# ... The trends for infant mortality rate and its different components, neonatal mortality rate and post-neonatal mortality rate, ... Infant mortality rate and its components, neonatal mortality rate and post-neonatal mortality rate, were determined in each ... the poor area showed a steady increase in excess infant mortality. CONCLUSIONS: The results indicate that infant mortality ...
  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0034-89102001000300007&lng=en&nrm=iso
*  About | Shelby County Infant Mortality Reduction Initiative
These events became the catalysts for increasing awareness of infant mortality and its associated disparities in Shelby County ... A series of in-depth articles appeared in The Commercial Appeal in 2005 about infant mortality in Shelby County, Tennessee and ... Follow Shelby County Infant Mortality Reduction Initiative on WordPress.com *. Follow Blog via Email. Enter your email address ... A series of in-depth articles appeared in The Commercial Appeal in 2005 about infant mortality in Shelby County, Tennessee and ...
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*  Premature Births Worsen U.S. Infant Mortality Rate
... infant mortality rate is higher than in most European countries, according to a government report issued November 3. In the U.S ... Premature Births Worsen U.S. Infant Mortality Rate. By Anna Portela Average Select rating. Poor. Fair. Average. Good. Excellent ... The report said that premature births are the main reason the U.S. ranks number 30 in the world in infant mortality. It has a ... Infant Mortality Rate page on EmpowHER Women's Health works best with javascript enabled in your browser.. Toggle navigation ...
  http://www.empowher.com/pregnancy/content/premature-births-worsen-us-infant-mortality-rate
*  Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in US - NBC 7 San Diego
The U.S. infant mortality rate, which is higher than in other developed countries, is down 15 percent over the last... ... Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in US. The rate at which infants die every year 'is considered a basic measure of public ... The U.S. infant mortality rate, which is higher than in other developed countries, is down 15 percent over the last 10 years, ... "Infant mortality is considered a basic measure of public health for countries around the world," wrote Anne Driscoll and T.J. ...
  https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/national-international/Infant-Mortality-Rates-Fall-15-Percent-in-US-416738443.html
*  Infant Deaths --- United States, 2000--2007
... infant mortality rate of 6.75 deaths per 1,000 live births (6), compared with 6.89 during 2000 (5). The infant mortality rate ... Infant mortality rates, by maternal race and Hispanic ethnicity --- linked birth--infant death data sets, United States, 2000 ... For example, infant mortality rates are higher than the U.S. average among infants born to mothers who are adolescents, ... Infant mortality statistics from the 2006 period linked birth/infant death data set. Hyattsville, MD: US Department of Health ...
  https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/su6001a9.htm
*  Infant mortality - Wikimedia Commons
Retrieved from "https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Infant_mortality&oldid=192042083" ...
  https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Infant_mortality
*  Infant mortality at Bessborough
In it he mentions the very high infant mortality rate in Bessborough mother and baby home in Cork. He described how the ... This led to a real and dramatic reduction in the number of infant deaths. - Yours, etc, ...
  https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/letters/infant-mortality-at-bessborough-1.3011807
*  Stats of the States - Infant Mortality
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  https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/sosmap/infant_mortality_rates/infant_mortality.htm
*  Infant mortality
The American Academy of Pediatrics has recently updated its recommendations to help prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS ... Smoking weed throughout pregnancy can triple the odds of having an infant with low birth weight. ...
  http://www.medicaldaily.com/conditions/infant-mortality
*  Infant Mortality Soars in Venezuela - WSJ
... infant mortality there is rising fast at a time when it is falling in almost every other part of the world. ... Infant Mortality Soars in Venezuela With hospitals suffering a catastrophic lack of supplies, the country's babies are dying at ... CUMANÁ, Venezuela-Medical staff at the University Hospital in this eastern Venezuelan city delivered two premature infants that ...
  https://www.wsj.com/articles/infant-mortality-soars-in-venezuela-1476716417
*  Infant mortality addressed by outreach - SFGate
Experts like Mask Jackson say that infant mortality rates reflect a community's access to health care, and its social, economic ... many deathsState health officials are proud that California's infant mortality rate now ranks fourth-best among all states in ... In-home care offeredMalin's nurses enter homes in black neighborhoods with the highest infant mortality rates, an area that ... Federal assistanceAlameda County has chipped away at the black infant mortality rate since 1991, when 17.7 deaths per 1,000 ...
  https://www.sfgate.com/health/articleComments/Infant-mortality-addressed-by-outreach-4154865.php?gta=commentlistpos
*  Infant Mortality Awareness & Remembrance Service
Service will end with a lantern release in the infant area of Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. ... We want to take this time during National Infant Mortality Awareness Month to honor all of those children and their families. ... 2018-09-27T18:00:00-0500 2018-09-27T19:00:00-0500 Infant Mortality Awareness & Remembrance Service 2300 N University Ave., ... This very special service will end with a lantern release in the infant area of Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. If you would like ...
  http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=97nutlxab&oeidk=a07efmovocsfb10e388&viewType=DESKTOP
*  Improving infant mortality odds
... An alumna's drive to end disparities. Master's-degree alumna Nicole Smith seeks to understand ... "I didn't initially ask participants about how racism impacts infant mortality, but the providers I spoke with believe it plays ... Across the board, the interviewees admitted they lacked current information and training on infant mortality, disparities and ... "What struck me was participants felt that social factors superseded biological factors as contributors to infant mortality," ...
  http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/nursing/special/smith.html
*  INFANT MORTALITY AND STILLBIRTHS | The BMJ
INFANT MORTALITY AND STILLBIRTHS. Br Med J 1912; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.2696.500 (Published 31 August 1912) Cite ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/2/2696/500
*  infant mortality | Speakeasy Science
Last week, Reuters reported a story with this headline "Prenatal Arsenic Exposure Quadruples Infant Death Risk". As the opening ...
  http://blogs.plos.org/speakeasyscience/tag/infant-mortality/