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|lowest infant mortality rate in india state||1.78||0.2||8791||3|
|infant mortality rate over the years india||0.68||0.8||3759||12|
|infant mortality rate definition india||0.92||0.1||7847||3|
|infant mortality rate in india latest||1.2||0.3||764||62|
|infant mortality rate nepal||1.04||0.2||97||15|
|infant mortality rate india||1.17||0.6||4258||1|
|present infant mortality rate in india||1.99||0.3||4723||78|
|infant mortality rate in hindi||0.42||0.9||5918||100|
|india and infant mortality||1.7||0.5||4872||83|
|infant mortality in india||0.95||0.5||2173||54|
|neonatal mortality rate india||0.68||0.4||306||17|
|neonatal mortality in india||0.76||0.6||8877||22|
As per the statistics released by Health Ministry, Kerala has the lowest infant mortality rate in the country. It is followed by Mizoram and Karnataka in second and third place, respectively. The Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in Kerala is the lowest in India. Standing somewhere around 12, for quite some time it was the developing nations.How has congenital heart defect (CHD) impacted Kerala's infant mortality rate?
Reducing deaths due to congenital heart defect (CHD) – heart defect at birth – has contributed in a big way to bringing down Kerala’s infant mortality rate (IMR) to 7 deaths per 1,000 live births, one less than the number aimed for by the United Nations, according to reports.Why does Kerala have low IMR?
Kerala has low IMR because:- (i) It has a very high literacy rate and literate people take care of their children better as compared to illiterate. (ii) Literate people also have high earning capacity so they can afford basic necessities for their children.Is Kerala's mother's Day Good News?
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced it as good news on Mother’s Day, that Kerala brought down the number of deaths in a thousand live births from 10 to 7. Even earlier, Kerala has had a better number compared to the rest of the country.