Central African Republic
Infant mortality rates by race: United States, 2015-2017 Average. During 2015-2017 (average), the infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) in the United States was highest for black infants (10.7), followed by American Indian / Alaska Natives (8.4), whites (4.9) and Asian / Pacific Islanders (4.1).
In 2019, the infant mortality in the USA was at about 5.6 deaths per 1,000 live births.
In 2019, the infant mortality rate in El Salvador was at about 11.4 deaths per 1,000 live births.
With a newborn mortality rate of 0.9 deaths per 1,000 babies in their first 28 days of life, UNICEF deems Japan to be the safest place to give birth in the world. According to a Japanese-Canadian study, many women in Japan stop working once they become pregnant.
The two main reasons for the higher U.S. mortality were “congenital malformations, which patients cannot really do much about other than ensuring adequate screening during pregnancy, and high risk of sudden unexpected deaths in infancy, which should largely be preventable through appropriate sleeping arrangements,”
The five leading causes of infant death in 2018 were: Birth defects. Preterm birth and low birth weight. Maternal pregnancy complications. Sudden infant death syndrome. Injuries (e.g., suffocation).
The countries with the highest infant mortality rates include Afghanistan, Somalia, and the Central African Republic. Infant mortality rate in the United States as of 2018, by state (deaths per 1,000 live births)
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The infant mortality rate for U.S. in 2020 was 5.681 deaths per 1000 live births, a 1.17% decline from 2019.
The under-five mortality rate is the number of deaths of infants and children under five years old per 1000 live births. The under-five mortality rate for the world is 39 deaths according to the World Bank and the World Health Organization. 5.3 million children under age five died in 2018, 14,722 every day.
The infant mortality rate is the number of deaths under one year of age occurring among the live births in a given geographical area during a given year, per 1,000 live births occurring among the population of the given geographical area during the same year.
Death rate : 5.9 deaths /1,000 population (2020 est.) Definition: This entry gives the average annual number of deaths during a year per 1,000 population at midyear; also known as crude death rate .
about 12.8 deaths per 1,000 live births
around 89.01 percent