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United States Infant mortality rate Stats

Definitions

  • Female: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
  • Male: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
  • Total: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Female 5.37 deaths/1,000 live births 2011 171st out of 216
Male 6.72 deaths/1,000 live births 2011 169th out of 216
Total 6.06 deaths/1,000 live births 2011 171st out of 216

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011

Citation

"United States Infant mortality rate Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/United-States/Health/Infant-mortality-rate

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