USA: Neonatal mortality

(measure: neonate deaths per 1,000 live births; Source: UNICEF)
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USA: Neonates dying before 28 days of age, per 1,000 live births

: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1968 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 7 neonate deaths per 1,000 live births with a minimum of 4 neonate deaths per 1,000 live births in 2008 and a maximum of 16 neonate deaths per 1,000 live births in 1968. The latest value from 2018 is 4 neonate deaths per 1,000 live births. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 187 countries is 13 neonate deaths per 1,000 live births. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Neonatal mortality rate is the number of neonates dying before reaching 28 days of age, per 1,000 live births in a given year.
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