How correct are the infant mortality rate calculations in the provinces of Turkey? A study from Bursa


PALA K. , TÜRKKAN A. , Gercek H.

TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS, vol.45, no.3, pp.264-267, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tpa.45.264
  • Title of Journal : TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.264-267
  • Keywords: Bursa, health indicators, health records, infant mortality rate

Abstract

Aim: The Provincial Health Authority, declared that in 2008, infant mortality rate was 6,0 per thousand, in Bursa. As this rate is very low for Turkey, there was a need to investigate it. The objective of this study was to estimate the infant mortality rate for 2008, in Bursa.