[lit-ideas] Infant mortality rates...

The U.S. rate is slightly better than Lithuania and Croatia. Slightly worse than Taiwan and Cuba. .
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/nation/3850754.html
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/GlobalHealth/story?id=1266515


The U.S rate is 6.50 deaths per thousand, but among African-Americans, the rate is around 13, worse than Fiji and Tonga and Uruguay. Here is the complete chart...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_infant_mortality_rate
Maybe socialized medicine really does work...


Ursula

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