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Also, black and American Indian and Alaska Native women experienced the highest postneonatal infant mortality rates of any groups, with death rates more than twice that of white women.
EMR Effectiveness: The Positive Benefit Electronic Medical Record Adoption has on Mortality Rates," the whitepaper describing the study, methodology and findings, is available at www.
Mortality rates fell in 29 of the 31 hospitals taking part in the programme - with 12 meeting the target.
Three of our state's hospitals landed in the top 10 for the highest mortality rates for heart attacks, heart failures and pneumonias based on numbers from July 2009 to June 2012.
The ONS has assumed that there will be very fast improvements in mortality rates between mid-2013 and mid-2014.
His statistical analysis finds that the real infant mortality rate in Cuba is comparable to that of middle-income countries in Latin America, such as Chile and Costa Rica, and not the world's richest nations.
However, we're very keen to focus on the future, where we will aim to maintain consistently low mortality rates coupled with high standards of care.
Vitamin D levels above 20 ng/mL were not associated with lower mortality rates in patients with and without kidney disease; however, levels below 12 ng/mL were associated with higher mortality rates in these patients, according to the results of an oblervational study.
AS Head of Health Analysis at the Office for National Statistics (ONS), I would like to comment on the article "Caution urged over village's high death rate" (January 6), where the mortality rates in small areas in England and Wales were compared to the national mortality rates of Rwanda and Botswana.
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A new study, published in Human and Experimental Toxicology, a prestigious journal indexed by the National Library of Medicine, found that developed nations with higher (worse) infant mortality rates tend to give their infants more vaccine doses.