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Descriptor English: Infant Mortality
Descriptor Spanish: Mortalidad Infantil
Descriptor mortalidad del lactante
Entry term(s) mortalidad de bebés
mortalidad de menores de un año
mortalidad del lactante por riesgo específico
mortalidad del lactante tardía
mortalidad infantil
mortalidad infantil por unidad territorial
mortalidad neonatal
mortalidad neonatal por riesgo específico
mortalidad neonatal tardía
mortalidad posneonatal
mortalidad post-neonatal
mortalidad tardía del lactante
tasa de mortalidad de bebés
tasa de mortalidad de lactantes
tasa de mortalidad de menores de un año
tasa de mortalidad de neonatos
tasa de mortalidad de posneonatos
Scope note: Muertes posnatales desde el NACIMIENTO hasta 365 días después del nacimiento en una población dada. La mortalidad posneonatal representa las muertes entre los 28 días y los 365 días después del nacimiento (tal como define el National Center for Health Statistics). La mortalidad neonatal representa las muertes desde el nacimiento hasta 27 días después del nacimiento.
Descriptor Portuguese: Mortalidade Infantil
Descriptor French: Mortalité infantile
Entry term(s): Infant Mortalities
Mortalities, Infant
Mortalities, Neonatal
Mortalities, Postneonatal
Mortality, Infant
Mortality, Neonatal
Mortality, Postneonatal
Neonatal Mortalities
Neonatal Mortality
Postneonatal Mortalities
Postneonatal Mortality
Tree number(s): E05.318.308.985.550.475
N01.224.935.698.489
N06.850.505.400.975.550.475
N06.850.520.308.985.550.475
SP3.311.300.392.432.630
SP5.467.413.330.903.424
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007226
Scope note: Postnatal deaths from BIRTH to 365 days after birth in a given population. Postneonatal mortality represents deaths between 28 days and 365 days after birth (as defined by National Center for Health Statistics). Neonatal mortality represents deaths from birth to 27 days after birth.
Annotation: a statistical concept & not a substitute for / mortal with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES or with specific diseases in infants; do not confuse with INFANT DEATH; add geographic term if pertinent; PERINATAL MORTALITY is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
HI history
TD trends
Entry Version: INFANT MORTAL
Related: Fetal Death MeSH
Infant Death MeSH
DeCS ID: 28105
Unique ID: D007226
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/30
Infant Mortality - Preferred
Concept UI M0011273
Scope note Postnatal deaths from BIRTH to 365 days after birth in a given population. Postneonatal mortality represents deaths between 28 days and 365 days after birth (as defined by National Center for Health Statistics). Neonatal mortality represents deaths from birth to 27 days after birth.
Preferred term Infant Mortality
Entry term(s) Infant Mortalities
Mortalities, Infant
Mortality, Infant
Neonatal Mortality - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0011274
Preferred term Neonatal Mortality
Entry term(s) Mortalities, Neonatal
Mortality, Neonatal
Neonatal Mortalities
Postneonatal Mortality - Narrower
Concept UI M0503075
Preferred term Postneonatal Mortality
Entry term(s) Mortalities, Postneonatal
Mortality, Postneonatal
Postneonatal Mortalities



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