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Factors that Influence Infant Mortality

Factors that Influence Infant Mortality

American Journal of Public Health 11(5): 415-419

In Florida infant mortality increases with the birth rate. Midwives with superstition and ignorance constitute a source of danger, conditions of labor probably contribute somewhat, while insanitary conditions of the home and its surroundings are unfortunate factors. While the rates both for white and for colored population are below those of the Registration Area, they call for processes of betterment.

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Accession: 053190408

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PMID: 18010483

DOI: 10.2105/ajph.11.5.415

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