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Infant Mortality Configuration Selection

Infant mortality is defined as the death of an infant under one year of age. Neonatal mortality is the death of an infant age 0 to 27 days, and postneonatal mortality, an infant age 28 to 364 days. The Infant Mortality Rate is most often calculated as infant deaths in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year (death period method). This NM-IBIS query module uses the "death period" method. Infant mortality may also be calculated as deaths of infants born in a given year per 1,000 infants born in that year. That method of calculating infant mortality is called the birth cohort method.

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The information provided above is from the New Mexico Department of Health's NM-IBIS web site (http://ibis.health.state.nm.us). The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: "Retrieved Thu, 23 November 2017 from New Mexico Department of Health, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site: http://ibis.health.state.nm.us".

Content updated: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:54:30 MDT