s agency for Palestinian refugees conducts a survey of infant mortality
across the region, and the 2013 results were released this week for the first time, which are reported here exclusively in the news media.
In 1996, the Worcester Infant Mortality
Reduction Task Force was formed to address the issue of local infant mortality
13) Education may affect infant mortality
rates both indirectly, through its effect on earnings, and directly, through its effects on health-related knowledge and responsiveness to that knowledge (Berger and Leigh 1989; Kenkel 1991; Meara 2001).
These surveys collected information on the level and clinical causes of maternal and infant mortality
and their associated risk factors.
Although precise cause and effect relationships cannot be accurately ascertained, infant mortality
rates did decline in the United States, surely, albeit only partially, as a result of Progressive reform.
That is to say, life expectancy, which is, in fact, somewhat higher in Canada; infant mortality
, which is much, much worse in the United States than in any other industrialized country and I think is partly a function of our system .
The table above offers a close look at Infant Mortality
Rates over time.
According to The National Health Program Book, written by two Harvard Medical School physicians, Canada has a lower infant mortality
Canadian life expectancy is lower than that of our global competitors, and our infant mortality
The infant mortality
rate has by and large been steadily declining in the United States, but black babies still die at more than twice the rate of whites.
Rankings of infant mortality
rates (IMRs) are among the most commonly cited international comparisons of health status.
One of the most important indicators to replace or supplement the GNP per capita concept is the Infant Mortality
Rate (IMR) statistic.