A Social Autopsy To Identify The Socioeconomics Dimension And Determinates Of Infant Mortality In Haryana

  • Mrs. Parminder Kaur , et al.


Infant mortality rate(IMR) is considered as an important key indicator for a countrys health and standard of living. The infant mortality rate is the number of deaths of children under one year of age per 1,000 live births. Low infant mortality rate states high standard of healthcare in country whereas high infant mortality rate indicates deficiencies in healthcare system. Various causes were found contributing towards high infant mortality rate in different parts of the world such as premature birth, literacy rate, ignorance about danger signs, economic status of family availability of health care facility and their accessibility etc.