postneonatal mortality

postneonatal mortality

Public health A standard indicator of health, defined as the number of infant deaths occurring between 28 days and 11 months of life. Cf Infant mortality.
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infant mortality has dropped 13 percent, with declines in both neonatal and postneonatal mortality.
Despite rates that decreased following international campaigns to promote supine sleep positions in the 1990s, SIDS continues to be an important cause of postneonatal mortality in countries throughout Europe and the United States (Hauck and Tanabe 2008; Kinney and Thach 2009; Moon et al.
6) In British Columbia, low neighbourhood income is associated with a higher risk of postneonatal mortality in urban but not rural areas, although the association is no longer statistically significant after adjustment for covariates.
In addition to calculating numbers and rates for all deaths among children younger than five, they calculated estimates for four subcategories: neonatal mortality (within 0-6 days of birth), late neonatal mortality (7-28 days), postneonatal mortality (29-364 days) and childhood mortality (1-4 years).
In the sample as a whole, we find that the introduction of NHI lowered the postneonatal mortality rate of infants born to the wives of farmers by 0.
When considering infant mortality, a distinction is made between neonatal and postneonatal mortality.
Protection from the common cold, ear infections, diarrhea, bacterial meningitis, and allergies as well as lowered risk of sudden infant death syndrome, postneonatal mortality, asthma, cancer, diabetes, and childhood obesity are conferred through breastfeeding.
The investigators added that postneonatal mortality in the United States has decreased and breast-feeding has increased since 1988, when the data for the study were originally collected.
A related hypothesis is that the observable characteristics might still be strong predictors of postneonatal mortality from 1950 to 1970 but weak predictors of neonatal mortality (Stockwell 1962; Jiobu 1972).
Infants born to women aged 15 or younger had a substantially higher postneonatal mortality rate (3.
On the basis of the results, paper suggests that the rise in parental education, improvements in the quality of water supply, and motivation of mothers to utilise the health services for prenatal and post-natal care including immunisation are the most important steps to be taken to improve the neonatal and postneonatal mortality in Pakistan
Goldenberg RL, Koski J, Ferguson C, et al: Infant mortality: relationship between neonatal and postneonatal mortality during a period of increasing perinatal center utilization.