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How exactly is infant mortality rate calculated?

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Dr. Jay Park
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Pediatrics 51 years experience
Infant Mortality: Infant mortality rate is the number of every 1,000 children born alive died before the age of 1 year. IMR for US in year 2009 was 6.4.
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