Printer Friendly

Federal report shows drops in infant mortality, preterm birth rates.

The infant mortality rate, the preterm birth rate, and the adolescent birth rate all continued to decline, average mathematics scores increased for 4th and 8th grade students, the violent crime victimization rate among youth fell, as did the percentage of young children living in a home where someone smoked, according to the federal governmenta[euro](tm)s annual statistical report on the well-being of the nation's children and youth.

To read the full text of this article, click here: http://www.nih.gov/news/health/jul2012/nichd-13.htm
COPYRIGHT 2012 National Institutes of Health
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2012 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:National Institutes of Health: News and Events
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jul 13, 2012
Words:137
Previous Article:NIH awards $31 million for HIV/AIDS vaccine immunology and immunogen discovery.
Next Article:NIH tools facilitate matching cancer drugs with gene targets.
Topics:

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters