FIGURE 2-4. Infant mortality rates in the United States and average of 16 peer countries, 1960–2009.

FIGURE 2-4Infant mortality rates in the United States and average of 16 peer countries, 1960–2009

NOTE: The average is calculated for the 16 peer countries examined in Chapter 1.

SOURCE: Viner (2012, supplemental analysis).

From: 2, Poorer Health Throughout Life

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U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health.
National Research Council (US); Institute of Medicine (US); Woolf SH, Aron L, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2013.
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