Child Mortality Rate Formula

The number of infant deaths for every 1000 live births that particular year gives the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR). The less than one-year-old infant deaths are considered for this estimation. Malnutrition is the major reason for the infant deaths correspondingly other diseases like pneumonia, asphyxia also plays its role in infant deaths. The below child mortality rate formula in this page helps you to find the infant death rate in a simple manner.

Infant Death Rate Formula


Infant Mortality Rate = (i / l)×1000


i = Number of Resident Infant Deaths
l = Number of Resident Live Births

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The above child mortality rate formula will guide you in a suitable manner to calculate the infant death rate which is a threat to nation’s health. Based on this rating a nation can try to save its infants by taking necessary steps.

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