Infant Mortality Rates in Europe

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Infant Mortality Rates in Europe
According to a 2009 map produced from United States government data, the three nations of Europe with the highest infant mortality rate include Romania, Albania and Bulgaria. If Turkey is considered as part of Europe it has a similar infant mortality rate, however much of its population is located in Central Asia and not in Europe per se (Index Mundi, 2009).
According to the map the highest infant mortality rates are found in Romania and Turkey both recording between 22 and 28 deaths per thousand followed by 18 to 22 deaths per thousand in Albania and Bulgaria. In contrast, the four Western European nations with the lowest rates are Sweden, Iceland, Finland and France all having infant mortality rates under...
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