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Infant mortality in the United States

Infant mortality in the United States. Infant mortality is a serious problem in the United States. Improvements have been made in ....

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Low Birth Weight & Infant Mortality

Low Birth Weight & Infant Mortality. Low birth weight (less than 2500 grams) is the greatest risk associated with infant mortality and morbidity. ....

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Infant Mortality and Prenatal Care In saving th

Infant Mortality and Prenatal Care In saving th. .... The government could use media for messages about infant mortality and prenatal care. ....

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Rate of Infant Mortality Hamilton (1991, 146) d

Rate of Infant Mortality Hamilton (1991, 146) d. Hamilton (1991, 146) defines infant mortality as consisting of ". . .... (1991, March). White infant mortality down. ....

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Economic Development in Asia

.... With a population of 2.8 million, a gross national product (GNP) of $19,310 per capita, and an infant mortality rate of 7 per 1,000 population, Singapore is ....

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The Four Dragons and Economic Development York W

.... With a population of 2.8 million, a gross national product (GNP) of $19,310 per capita, and an infant mortality rate of 7 per 1,000 population, Singapore is ....

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Dangers & Risks of Smoking

.... serious health concern. Smoking during pregnancy is a risk factor for low birth weight and infant mortality. Maternal smoking has ....

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Prenatal Care and Nutrition

.... status can be considered to be poor; it is this percentage that can be said to be at-risk for low birth-weight infants and therefore for infant mortality. ....

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Smoking Infants

.... the costs involved in treating newborns for medical conditions stemming from their mothers’ smoking or indirect costs related to infant mortality and infant ....

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Nutritional Education Program for Nigeria CONTEXT AND STATEMENT OF ...

.... Specifically, the study addressed the problem of poor dietary habits, infant mortality, and low birth-weight infants in a West African village in Nigeria ....

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Perinatal Nutrition Program Effects

.... Any or all of the listed factors can result in infant mortality and the delivery of low birth-weight infants (Eschleman, 1991). ....

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Risk Factors of Pregnant Saudi Arabian Women

.... in their study of Kuwait in particular and the Middle East in general, Shah and Shah (1990) reported that there is disparity in infant mortality levels as a ....

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Smoking and Pregnancy

.... Low birth weight is considered to be the “strongest predictor of both infant mortality and infant and child morbidity,” (Sable and Herman, 1997: 1). Infant ....

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Frontier School of Midwifery & Nursing

.... In 1931, childbirth statistics revealed that countries with midwife-based obstetrics had lower infant mortality rates than those with physician/hospital-based ....

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Improving Health Care

.... The quality of medical care has had little affect on infant mortality, sickness and disease, and life span in the US Prevention of the leading causes of deaths ....

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Sweden and Norway

.... It is a heavily Lutheran society. Life expectancy is a healthy 73 years for men and 80 years for women and the infant mortality rate is exceptionally low. ....

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Effects of Rapid Population Growth in Indonesia

.... Whatever reasons create an influx of capital, those individuals who reside in main population centers tend to experience a drop in infant mortality and an ....

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Midwifery

.... Statistics tell the story, inasmuch as international statistics show that infant mortality and morbidity vary inversely with the proportion of midwife ....

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US Low Birth Weight Deliveries

.... Importance of Study Research has esablished strong links between LBW and both increased infant mortality, and increased health problems for LBW infants who ....

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Socialized Medicine in the Soviet Union

.... In the late 1980's, it was reported that "recent years in the Soviet Union have witnessed an increase in infant mortality, along with a drop in male life ....

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Alcohol Abuse Policy

REDUCING THE FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME RATE AMONG NATIVE-AMERICAN POPULATIONS: AN ASSESSMENT OF PUBLIC LAW 100-713 Introduction The infant mortality rate for ....

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Air Pollution Problems Along Mexico-US Border

.... High rates of infant mortality and low birth weights are additional problems associated with air pollution in the El Paso area. ....

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Alcohol Consumption and Abuse

.... Enhanced Risk of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Among Native Americans The infant mortality rate for Native-Americans is elevated in comparison to that for European ....

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Native Americans

.... Enhanced Risk of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Among Native Americans The infant mortality rate for Native-Americans is higher than that of European-Americans, and ....

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Nutrition Education Program in Nigeria FINDINGS Overview This ...

.... elevated the birth weight of infants; (2) improved mothers' eating habits; (3) improved mothers' health beliefs; and (4) lowered the rate of infant mortality. ....

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Maternal Mortality

MATERNAL MORTALITY Disparity Between White and Black Women The infant mortality rate over the past two decades has dropped significantly due to advances in ....

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Nutritional Education Program for Nigeria CONTEXT AND STATEMENT OF ...

.... Specifically, the study addressed the problem of poor dietary habits, infant mortality, and low birth-weight infants in a West African village in Nigeria ....

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Nutritional Education Program for Infants

.... Specifically, the study addressed the problem of poor dietary habits, infant mortality, and low birth-weight infants in a West African village in Nigeria ....

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Nutritional Program to Elevate Birthweight CONTEXT AND STATEMENT ...

.... Specifically, the study addressed the problem of poor dietary habits, infant mortality, and low birth-weight infants in a West African village in Nigeria ....

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The Effects of Breast Feeding on Infant Nutrition

.... Therefore, researchers have utilized campaigns to introduce breast-feeding into developing countries. Mata et al. (1988) showed that infant mortality due to ....

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