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Term: Child Death Rate

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-01-25


The number of deaths of children aged 1-4 years in a given year per 1000 children in this age group. This is considered a useful measure of the burden of preventable communicable diseases in the child population.

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  • Brownell M, Martens PJ, Kozyrskyj A, Fergusson P, Lerfald J, Mayer T, Derksen S, Friesen D. Assessing the Health of Children in Manitoba: A Population-Based Study. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 2001. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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