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Posts tagged infant mortality

June 29, 2015

 

Amalie studying her big brother

New Program Targets High Infant Mortality Rate

The state’s infant mortality rate was 7.1 in 2013, meaning, on average, a Hoosier infant dies every 13 hours. Comparatively, the national rate was 5.96.

March 20, 2015

 

Baby Bundle

Is A Box The Answer To Indiana’s High Infant Mortality Rate?

Finland boasts one of the lowest infant mortality rates in the world, but can the Finnish approach help Indiana lower its higher-than-average rate?

January 14, 2015

 

Labor of Love Sign

Campaign To Reduce Indiana’s Infant Mortality Rate Launches

The State Department of Health is reaching out to new and expectant mothers in an effort to curb the state’s infant mortality rate.

September 17, 2014

 

Baby

Indiana To Launch Campaign To Reduce Infant Mortality Rate

A study for a campaign to reduce infant mortality found only a quarter of people surveyed were aware of the state’s high infant mortality problem.

April 7, 2014

 

Indiana Statehouse

State Hopes New Big Data Technology Will Solve Big Problems

The Management and Performance Hub project collects and analyzes data from multiple agencies to provide insight into social issues and government efficiency.

December 6, 2013

 

Pregnant woman smoking.

Youth Institute: Local Efforts Combat Infant Mortality

The Indiana Youth Institute says many factors contributing to high infant mortality are preventable, including smoking and obesity.

December 10, 2012

 

african american baby

Indiana’s Black Infant Mortality Rate Rising

Indiana's rate of infant mortality for black children has risen from 2004 to 2009, despite the rate decreasing nationally.

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