neonatal mortality rate


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neonatal mortality rate

[¦nē·ə′nād·əl mȯr′tal·əd·ē ‚rāt]
(medicine)
The number of deaths reported among infants under 1 month of age in a calendar year per 1000 live births reported in the same year and place.
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The early neonatal mortality rate is highest in the <1.
Research that expands our understanding of the causes and risk factors of preterm birth and how to identify women and adolescents at risk is particularly needed to decrease the global neonatal mortality rate (1).
The fetal mortality rate is defined as the number of deaths occurring above the 22nd gestational week per 1000 births and the early neonatal mortality rate is defined as the number of deaths occurring in the first seven days of life per 1000 live births.
Our independent variable was residence of the women of reproductive age at the time of the interview (urban-rural) and neonatal mortality rate (NMR) defined as the probability of dying within the first month of life, and expressed per 1,000 live births.
babies may experience a higher neonatal mortality rate (deaths within the first month of life) or higher post-neonatal mortality rate (deaths in months one through twelve) than do babies of similar birth weight and gestational age in other countries.
5] Despite implementation of proven cost-effective solutions such as promoting antenatal tetanus toxoid immunization, skilled attendance during delivery, immediate and exclusive breast-feeding, and clean cord care; there has been relatively little change in neonatal mortality rate (NMR).
South Asian region has the largest number of newborn deaths with Pakistan having the highest neonatal mortality rate of 57/1000 followed by India 43/1000, Bhutan 38/1000, Bangladesh 36/1000, and Sri Lanka 11/10002.
The remaining deaths translated to a total neonatal mortality rate of 1.
Over 900 mothers with low birth weight or preterm babies have participated in Kangaroo Care, which has greatly reduced neonatal mortality rate.
A high neonatal mortality rate has been previously documented at this site; Calambokidis and others (1978) reported a 19.
2) Similar reports from other gulf countries including Saudi Arabia and Qatar revealed neonatal mortality rate of 12/1000 and 5.
Thus maternal mortality rate for this block was 563 (as compared to India's 212) per 100,000 live births and neonatal mortality rate was 51 (compared to India's 32) per 1000 live births.
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