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1.6.i Infant mortality
- Date Range:
- 01 Jan 1999 to 31 Dec 2018
- Publication Date:
- 21 May 2020
- Next Publication Date:
- 20 May 2021
- Geographic Coverage:
- Geographical Granularity:
- Country, Local Authorities, Regions, Deprivation
Infant mortality is defined as the number of babies dying before the age of one for every 1,000 live births.
Infant mortality is a measure of the longer term consequences of perinatal events and is particularly important for monitoring outcomes for high risk groups such as very preterm babies and growth restricted babies.
Legacy unique identifier: P01743