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Neonatal mortality

Neonatal mortality is calculated by dividing the number of deaths during the first week of life by the number of live births during the statistical year and multiplying the result by 1,000.

Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • WHO