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Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health
Life expectancy at birth
Maternal mortality ratio
Stillbirth rate
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Antenatal care coverage: 4+ visits
Antenatal care coverage: 8+ visits
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What does it mean ?
Full Name:Infant mortality rate
Full Unit: per 1,000 live births
Year-range of Data:2017
Source:UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation
Link to Source:https://data.unicef.org/topic/child-survival/neonatal-mortality/
Date Source Published:18th September 2018
Date Source Accessed:21st January 2019

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Infant mortality rate

What does it mean ?

The infant mortality rate is the probability that a child will die between the time of birth and exactly one year of age in a specific year or period; it is expressed per every 1,000 live births in that same year or period. A live birth refers to any baby that shows signs of life at birth.

Why does it matter ?

Infant mortality rate is a general indicator of child health. Rather than being an indicator that looks specifically at health care delivery, it is an indicator of the socio-economic, environmental and nutritional status of children.

How is it collected ?

If a country has a full birth and death registration system, then calculating infant mortality rate is simple as all births and deaths are recorded. Where registration systems are incomplete, information on the birth and death of infants are obtained from household surveys where women are asked about every baby they have given birth to and how long the child survived. The indicator can also be calculated from summary birth histories of women obtained through population censuses.

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More about indicator and sources

Data are available for all countries from 1990 – 2017 as shown on this AHStats platform. However, empirical data are available for earlier years in a country, UN IGME estimates are also available for earlier years. For more information, see the UN Child Mortality Estimates website: http://www.childmortality.org/

More information on calculations

In most African countries, registration is improving but is often incomplete. In these cases, other sources are used such as national surveys from a representative sample of households (e.g. the -supported Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys and the US Agency for International Development–supported Demographic and Health Surveys) or population censuses. To calculate the mortality estimate, the data from these sources are fitted to a regression line using a particular model generated by the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation.

For more information, see “Notes on the Data”: https://data.unicef.org/topic/child-survival/under-five-mortality/

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