Lecture 3

Lecture 3 - BIOE 260: Intro to Global Health Issues Lecture...

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BIOE 260: Intro to Global Health Issues Lecture 3
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Outline Causes of child mortality in developing countries Interventions to reduce child mortality
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Child Mortality Rate Mortality rate Mortality = Death Crude death rate, Infant, Neonatal, Post- neonatal, Maternal Child mortality rate Probability (expressed as a rate per 1,000 live births) of a child born in a specified year dying before reaching the age of five if subject to current age-specific mortality rates
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Historical Trends in Child Mortality 1960-1990 Child mortality rates fell by 2.5%/year 1990-2001 Child mortality rates fell by 1.1%/year Lowest rates of progress in sub-Saharan Africa
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0.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 4.0 5.0 6.0 7.0 0-4 5-14 15-29 30-44 45-59 60-69 70-79 80+ Age Group Mortality Rate in Developing Countries / Mortality Rate in Developed Countries
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Increasing Inequities 1990 Sub-Saharan Africa 180 deaths / 1,000 live births Industrialized nations 9 deaths / 1,000 live births
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