Improvement in infant and perinatal mortality in the United States, 1965--1973: I. Priorities for intervention.

@article{Eisner1978ImprovementII,
  title={Improvement in infant and perinatal mortality in the United States, 1965--1973: I. Priorities for intervention.},
  author={Victor Eisner and M. W. T. Pratt and A C Hexter and Michele J. Chabot and N Sayal},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1978},
  volume={68 4},
  pages={
          359-64
        }
}
Changes in United States infant and perinatal mortality in the period 1965--1973 were examined by race, age at death or length of gestation, and degree of urbanization. The decline of postneonatal mortality rates was greater than the declines of fetal and neonatal mortality rates. Other-than white infant and fetal mortality rates improved more than the white rates, except in the first day of life. Postneonatal mortality rates improved more in rural than in urban areas, while neonatal and… CONTINUE READING