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## Indicator Explorer

DHS Quickstats Indicators

Indicator Name |
Indicator Definition |
Indicator Denominator |
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Neonatal mortality rate | Probability of dying in the first month of life in the five or ten years preceding the survey, per 1,000 live births. Estimates are given for ten year periods for all characteristics, but for five year periods only for the national total, by residence, and by sex. | Per thousand children exposed in period in age group (C) | ||

Postneonatal mortality rate | Probability of dying after the first month of life and before the first birthday in the five or ten years preceding the survey, per 1,000 children surviving the first month of life, computed as the difference between the infant and neonatal mortality rates. Estimates are given for ten year periods for all characteristics, but for five year periods only for the national total, by residence, and by sex. | Per thousand children exposed in period in age group (C) | ||

Infant mortality rate | Probability of dying before the first birthday in the five or ten years preceding the survey, per 1,000 live births. Estimates are given for ten year periods for all characteristics, but for five year periods only for the national total, by residence, and by sex. | Per thousand children exposed in period in age group (C) | ||

Child mortality rate | Probability of dying between the first birthday and the fifth birthday in the five or ten years preceding the survey), per 1,000 children surviving to their first birthday. Estimates are given for ten year periods for all characteristics, but for five year periods only for the national total, by residence, and by sex. | Per thousand children exposed in period in age group (C) | ||

Under-five mortality rate | Probability of dying before the fifth birthday in the five or ten years preceding the survey, per 1,000 live births. Estimates are given for ten year periods for all characteristics, but for five year periods only for the national total, by residence, and by sex. | Per thousand children exposed in period in age group (C) |