Puducherry ranks third in having lesser infant mortality rate :http://gktomorrow.com/2017/02/28/puducherry-infant-mortality-rate/

Puducherry ranks third in having lesser infant mortality rate :http://gktomorrow.com/2017/02/28/puducherry-infant-mortality-rate/

We mandate more vaccines than any other country. We also have the worst infant mortality rate of any first, second, and even some third world countries.  Most parents or doctors (for that matter) do not start out

We mandate more vaccines than any other country. We also have the worst infant mortality rate of any first, second, and even some third world countries. Most parents or doctors (for that matter) do not start out

NE FL Healthy Start Coalition reduces infant mortality, improves children's health

NE FL Healthy Start Coalition reduces infant mortality, improves children's health

U.S. has highest first-day infant mortality out of industrialized world, group reports

U.S. has highest first-day infant mortality out of industrialized world, group reports

NAFDAC’s laudable initiative on food fortification: Given the high levels of both Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Maternal Mortality Rate…

NAFDAC’s laudable initiative on food fortification: Given the high levels of both Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Maternal Mortality Rate…

Great example of how correlation does not imply causation.  It is sad that most people do not understand science.  Ask your students to propose other reasons for the data such as poverty or access to health care.  Better yet, have them come up with other positive correlations such as number of supermarkets or number of television sets.

Great example of how correlation does not imply causation. It is sad that most people do not understand science. Ask your students to propose other reasons for the data such as poverty or access to health care. Better yet, have them come up with other positive correlations such as number of supermarkets or number of television sets.

Longer maternity leave linked to better infant health. Each additional month of paid leave is linked to a 13 percent decline in infant mortality.

Longer maternity leave linked to better infant health. Each additional month of paid leave is linked to a 13 percent decline in infant mortality.

That “worst health” label includes a ranking of 34th in the world with infant mortality. In other wo...

That “worst health” label includes a ranking of 34th in the world with infant mortality. In other wo...

Starving children with distended bellies, slums, infant mortality… Even in the 21st century, millions of people still live in extreme poverty. They have to get by on less than $1.90 a day.

Starving children with distended bellies, slums, infant mortality… Even in the 21st century, millions of people still live in extreme poverty. They have to get by on less than $1.90 a day.

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