INFANT MORTALITY; More Good News
CITY OF HOPE
Raising Our Children
The trend line looks like a ski slope.
But unlike so many trends these days, this downward move is positive.
It shows the gradual decline in the rate of infant mortality in Duval County since 2005, a rate that was confirmed by an epidemiologist for the state of Florida.
Infant mortality refers to death before the first birthday. The rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births.
The reaction of the relatively small group that has been leading the campaign against these needless deaths for years could be summed up by Carol Brady, executive director of the Northeast Florida Healthy Start …
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Publication information: Article title: INFANT MORTALITY; More Good News. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: February 1, 2011. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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