neo-natal mortality rate

neo-natal mortality rate

a rate calculated by taking the number of infant deaths which occur in the first four weeks of life in any one year, divided by the total number of live births in the same year multiplied by one thousand. In most advanced societies, this rate can be seen to vary significantly by social class, with LIFE CHANCES increasing for children born in higher social classes.
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In comparison, the neo-natal mortality rate in Pakistan works out as 45.
India has been successful in achieving remarkable reductions in Maternal Mortality Rate, Infant Mortality Rate, Neo-Natal Mortality Rate and the Total Fertility Rate, following strategic investments made under the National Rural Health Mission.
It was noted that the State continues to maintain favourable social indicators, especially health indicators such as birth rate, Infant Mortality Rate (IMR), Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR), Total Fertility Rate (TFR), Neo-natal Mortality Rate (NMR).
During briefing the Vice Mayor of Nanning said that due to the efforts of this Center for providing free basic public health service to residents including vaccination as well as maternal and child healthcare, the maternal deaths and neo-natal mortality rate has been brought down to zero in the community while life expectancy has increased to 73.
The Neo-natal mortality rate of India was 31 per 1000 live births in 2011 indicating thereby deaths of 3.
In our country neo-natal mortality rate is still very high.