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Article Title

Infant Mortality

Authors

April Tantillo

Abstract

Despite an overall downward trend in neonatal and post neonatal deaths in recent years, the United States continues to rank poorly among developed nations for infant mortality. According to the Central Intelligence Agency's World Factbook, the United States ranked 180 out of 221 countries in 2007 (with the lowest infant mortality rate belonging to the country ranked 221). This paper seeks to explore continuing racial and socioeconomic disparities among U.S. women and their contribution to this disheartening truth.

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