Friday, 4 May 2018

Child mortality rate 'one and a half times higher in England than in Sweden'

Child mortality rate 'one and a half times higher in England than in Sweden' More than 6,000 fewer children would have died between 2003 and 2012 if England’s rate had been the same as Sweden’s, researchers said

Deaths in children under five occur one and half times more often in England than in Sweden, a study has found.

If the child mortality rate had been the same in England as in Sweden during the 10-year period analysed, more than 600 fewer children would have died per year, researchers said. Continue reading... The Guardian

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