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Births and infant mortality in the Nordic countries =

Births and infant mortality in the Nordic countries =

Fødsler og spædbørnsdødeligfed i de nordiske lande

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Published by NOMESKO in København .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health surveys -- Scandinavia,
  • Infants -- Scandinavia -- Death,
  • Infants -- Scandinavia -- Mortality

  • Edition Notes

    English and Danish.

    Other titlesFødsler og spædbørnsdødelighed i de nordiske lande
    StatementNordic Medico-Statistical Committee (NOMESCO).
    SeriesNOMESCO publications -- nr. 39
    ContributionsNOMESCO.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRJ103.S34 B57 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination149 p.
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14801854M
    ISBN 108789702042

      Neonatal deaths are deaths in the first month after live birth and infant deaths are the highest stillbirth and infant mortality rates in Europe. the low rates seen in the Nordic countries. Infant Mortality in the United States, Data From the Period Linked Birth/Infant Death File pdf icon [PDF – KB] Infant Mortality by Age at Death in the United States, Differences Between Rural and Urban Areas in Mortality Rates for the Leading Causes of Infant Death: United States, –

      On average, infant mortality appeared to be very similar for premature births in the US and in these European countries. The same was not true for children born after 36 weeks of gestation, where children born in the US faced more than twice the mortality risk of children in European countries with low infant mortality rates (odds ratio [OR] 2.   In Estonia, the percentage of babies () with low birth weight (less than g) of all births with a birth weight g and more is similar to that of the Nordic countries, in which, according to the NOMESCO data, it was between and in Based on the higher perinatal mortality rate, one would expect a higher proportion of low.

    Infant mortality refers to the incidence of deaths in infants under 1 year old. Infant mortality is measured by the number of annual deaths of infants less than 1 year per 1, live births. Instances of infant mortality have decreased dramatically in modern times, particularly beginning in the 20th century.   The U.S infant mortality rate in was deaths per 1, live births, the 12th lowest in the world, according to the United Nations Interagency Group for Child Mortality .


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During the nineteenth century, both the levels of infant mortality and its development differed among the Nordic countries. At an early date, Denmark, Norway and Sweden stood out as the countries with the lowest levels in Europe whereas levels of infant mortality in Iceland and Finland were comparatively by: Nordic countries which are relatively homogeneous in cultural and social terms (1)(2)(3) have from a global level the lowest infant mortality, 5/ live births (1,2, (4) (5)(6)(7).

This level is. Introduction. Maternal mortality ratios (MMR) in the Nordic countries are among the lowest in the world is likely to be associated with generally accessible antenatal care free of charge and effective identification of high‐risk pregnancies, combined with access to emergency obstetric care for all in these high‐resource and relatively equalitarian societies Cited by: The mortality decline in the Nordic countries started at the end of the 18th century with a decrease in infant and child mortality.

It was not until the middle of the 19th century that adult mortality. Across highincome OECD countries as a whole, the average infant mortality rate declined from deaths per live births in to deaths per live births in ; and in the United.

Infant mortality is calculated by the number of deaths within the first year of life during a time period divided by the number of live births during the same period.

When calculating infant mortality and making comparisons with Swedish national data, 10 year intervals were used (16). Infant deaths per live births Indicator code: ET A measure of the yearly rate of deaths in children less than one year old. The denominator is the number of live births in the same year.

Infant mortality rate = [(Number of deaths in a year of children less than 1 year of age) / (Number of live births in the same year)] * (ICD). Infant mortality per live births, disaggregated by sex Infant mortality represents an important component of under-5 mortality.

Like under-5 mortality, infant mortality rates measure child survival. They also reflect the social, economic and environmental conditions in which children (and others in society) live, including their health care.

The under-five mortality rate is the number of deaths of infants and children under five years old per live births. The under-five mortality rate for the world is deaths according to the World Bank and the World Health Organization.

million children under age five died in15 every day. The infant mortality rate (IMR) figures are from the United Nations World Population. A report from WHO stated that “among developed countries, mortality rates may reflect differences in the definitions used for reporting births, such as cut-offs for registering live births.

rows  Infant mortality rate compares the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a. We examined variations in infant and fetal mortality rates based on birth registration practices at the border-line of viability, and the potentially differential classifica-tion of stillbirths and live births.

We compared Canada and the United States to the Nordic countries because of the reported low levels of perinatal and infant mortality. In Finland, the maternal mortality ratio is three deaths perlive births, while in the U.S. it was deaths perlive births, according to a estimate from the Centers for.

Comparisons of cause-specific infant mortality rates for the period of – showed that infant deaths due to congenital anomalies, immaturity and other causes were all higher in Canada and the United States compared with the Nordic countries (except for Denmark, Appendix Table 4).

Infant mortality and preterm birth data are compared between the United States and European countries. The percent contribution of the two factors to infant mortality differences is computed using the Kitagawa method, with Sweden as the reference country.

Results— Inthe U.S. infant mortality rate was infant. LBW contributes to 60% to 80% of all neonatal deaths. The global prevalence of LBW is %, which amounts to about 20 million LBW infants born each year, % of them in developing countries. Countries can reduce their neonatal and infant mortality rates by improving the care for the mother during pregnancy and childbirth and of LBW infants.

Perinatal outcomes in this large population-based cohort of children born after FET from three Nordic countries compared with fresh IVF and ICSI and spontaneous conception were in agreement with the literature.

95% CI ) neonatal (aOR95% CI ) and infant mortality (aOR95% CI ). When analyzing trends. Infant mortality rates (deaths under one year per 1, live births) have been gradually decreasing in all of the comparator countries over time. From onwards, the United States has consistently had the highest rate, with infant deaths per 1, live births in Aim: Social equity in health is an important goal of public health policies in the Nordic countries.

Infant mortality is often used as an indicator of the health of societies, and has decreased substantially in the Nordic welfare states over the past 20 years. Birth weight is the most important determinant of perinatal and infant mortality.

The lowest mortality rates in the first week of life are recorded among newborn infants weighing g or more and the proportion of such infants may be regarded as a measure of optimality of the birth population.

There is an inverse relationship between the proportion of heavy newborn infants in a country and. Infant mortality rate: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1, live births in the same year.

This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.Deaths by sex and age are used to construct life tables which give life expectancy at birth, i.e. the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

The mortality of children under the age of one year is also specifically calculated.Western European (WE) nations of the United Kingdom (UK), France, Germany, and Nordic countries ranged from to deaths per 1, live births (Figure 1) [2]. Figure 1. Infant mortality rates (number of infant deaths per 1, live births) in in selected OECD member countries.

Source: OECD Health Data (April version).