Jaipur: 10th October 2013
The state has shown a decline in the infant mortality in rural areasover the pastthree years,butit has remained the same in the urban areas. The number of infants dying before completing one year has considerably reducedin the rural areas, thus, bringing down the overall infant mortality rate(IMR)in thestate. Infant mortality rate(IMR)isthe number of deaths of children less than one year of age per 1000 live births.
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