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Infant Mortality

Summary: Explores the issue of infant mortality. Describes what is being done to prevent infant mortality and provides statistical data on current rates around the globe.
Infant mortality is the death of infants in their first year of life. There are many causes of infant mortality. Some predominant causes include congenital malformation, infection and SIDS, while infanticide, abuse, abandonment, and neglect may also be a factor of infant mortality. Infant mortality is measured by infant mortality rate, which is the number of newborns that die under one year old divided by the number of live births during a given year. Sometimes the infant mortality rate is also called the infant death rate. This infant mortality rate is reported by the number of live newborns dying under on year old per one thousand live births. This is done so different countries can compare their rates. I will be addressing two main topics for infant mortality rate:
  1. What is being done to prevent infant mortality?
  2. What are some current rates around the globe?
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