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Why does the u.s. have such a high infant mortality rate?

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Dr. Jay Park answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Approximately 2/3 of infants dying within 12 months of birth die within a month from birth(neonatal death). 30-40% of neonatal deaths are directly related with prematurity/low birth weight and complications thereof.

Answered Apr 13, 2015

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