American Health Rankings INFANT MORTALITY Over the past 50 years (Read 107 times)

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American Health Rankings INFANT MORTALITY Over the past 50 years
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INFANT MORTALITY
Over the past 50 years, improvements in the U.S. infant mortality rate has not kept pace with improvements in other OECD countries. Today, the average rate of infant mortality among OECD countries is 3.8 deaths per 1,000 live births. At 5.8 deaths per 1,000 live births, the United States ranks No. 33 out of 36 OECD countries (Figure 24). Japan (No. 1) has the lowest rate with 1.9 deaths per 1,000 live births. Turkey (No. 35) and Mexico (No. 36) have the highest infant mortality rates of OECD countries at 9.2 and 12.1 deaths per 1,000 live births, respectively. Massachusetts is the top U.S. state with 3.8 deaths per 1,000 live births, on par with Denmark (No. 25). The bottom-ranked state, Mississippi, has an infant mortality rate of 8.6 deaths per 1,000 live births, which is 2.3 times higher than the OECD average and the U.S. state with the lowest rate.

https://www.americashealthrankings.org/learn/reports/2019-annual-report/international-comparison