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Table 3 Mortality rate of newborns, infants, and children (per 1000 live births)

From: Suggestions to ameliorate the inequity in urban/rural allocation of healthcare resources in China

Indicator 2000 2005 2008 2009 2010
Total      
  Newborn mortality 22.8 13.2 10.2 9.0 8.3
  Infant mortality 32.2 19.0 14.9 13.8 13.1
  Mortality of children >5 years 39.7 22.5 18.5 17.2 16.4
Urban      
  Newborn mortality 9.5 7.5 5.0 4.5 4.1
  Infant mortality 11.8 9.1 6.5 6.2 5.8
  Mortality of children >5 years 13.8 10.7 7.9 7.6 7.3
Rural      
  Newborn mortality 25.8 14.7 12.3 10.8 10.0
  Infant mortality 37.0 21.6 18.4 17.0 16.1
  Mortality of children >5 years 45.7 25.7 22.7 21.1 20.1