Neonatal Mortality – We’re Number 5

Here is a list of countries with lower neonatal mortality rates than has the USA. I copied the information from the excellent World Health Organization web site, where all sorts of health care statisics may be sorted.

The neonatal mortality rate is the number of deaths during the first 28 completed days* of life per 1000 live births in a given year or period.

Here is a list of countries with lower neonatal mortality rates than has the USA.  I copied the information from the excellent World Health Organization web site, where all sorts of health care statistics may be sorted.

The neonatal mortality rate is the number of deaths during the first 28 completed days of life per 1000 live births in a given year or period.

Singapore            1
Czech Republic        2
Finland            2
Iceland            2
Japan            2
San Marino        2
Sweden            2
Australia            3
Austria            3
Belgium            3
France            3
Germany            3
Italy            3
Monaco            3
Norway            3
Portugal            3
Republic of Korea        3
Spain            3
Switzerland        3
Andorra            4
Brunei Darussalam        4
Canada            4
Cuba            4
Cyprus            4
Denmark            4
Greece            4
Ireland            4
Israel            4
Luxembourg        4
Netherlands        4
New Zealand        4
Slovenia            4
United Kingdom        4

And here are the countries tied for fifth.  Did you notice Cuba is at a rate of 4?

Belarus            5
Croatia            5
Lithuania            5
Malaysia            5
Malta            5
Qatar            5
Slovakia            5
United Arab Emirates    5
United States of America    5

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