Neonatal mortality rate (deaths per 1,000 live births

Indicator Description
A sustainable development indicator (SDGs) 2030. It reflect the probability that a child born in a specific year or period will die during the first 28 completed days of life.
Indicator Unit (ع)
وفاة/ألف مولود حي
Indicator Type
Yearly
Indicator Value
9.3
Indicator Date
2016
Theme
Health
Sector
Deaths and Births

Definition:

The neonatal mortality rate is the probability that a child born in a specific year or period will die during the first 28 completed days of life if subject to age-specific mortality rates of that period, expressed per 1000 live births.

Methodology:

The indicator is calculated by dividing the number of deaths of infants recorded in the MOH Hospitals during the first 28 completed days of life in a calendar year by the number of live births in the same year and multiplied by 1,000.

Periodicity:

Annual

Unit of Measurement:

Deaths/ 1000 live births

Source:

 The indicator is calculated from the Statistical Year Book data

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