infant mortality

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1. Health care: Rate at which newborns die during the first year of their life, per thousand of live births within a geographical region or institution.
2. Industry: Relatively high rate of failure during the period immediately following an item's commissioning for service.

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I was bored and so I went online to figure out the infant mortality rate in my city, which was actually very low thankfully.
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Knowing what the infant mortality rate of a potential project is will let you know if it is worth the time to start it.
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In rural areas where income disparity is great, an alarming and noticeable difference in infant mortality exists between those of low socioeconomic status and those of higher socioeconomic status.
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