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Table 5 Relative changes in infant mortality rates

From: Trade liberalization, social policies and health: an empirical case study

Country Infant mortality rate (per1000) Percent change in infant mortality reduction Difference between pre and post MFA periods
2000 2004 2005 2009 Pre MFA (2000–2004) Post MFA (2005–2009)
Azerbaijan 24.5 19.1 17.8 13.2 22.14 25.84 3.71
Bangladesh 23.2 18.7 17.8 14.8 19.18 16.72 −2.46
Brazil 13.3 10.9 10.4 8.6 18.23 17.71 −0.52
Bulgaria 7.2 5.5 5.2 4.3 23.86 17.48 −6.38
China 9.5 6.8 6.2 4.8 28.87 21.56 −7.32
Colombia 8.9 7.3 6.9 5.3 18.39 22.30 3.92
Croatia 2.1 1.8 1.7 1.3 15.96 21.76 5.80
Ecuador 16.8 14.3 13.7 11.5 14.97 16.34 1.37
Egypt 15.8 11.8 10.9 8.1 25.47 26.01 0.53
Greece 1.9 1.5 1.5 1.1 19.68 26.90 7.22
India 22.4 19.4 18.8 16.4 13.06 12.66 −0.40
Indonesia 17.2 15.1 14.7 12.9 11.89 12.19 0.31
Italy 1.5 0.9 0.9 0.8 35.17 13.33 −21.84
Korea 2.7 2.4 2.3 1.8 10.00 23.58 13.58
Kyrgyz Republic 21.1 19.4 19.0 17.0 8.20 10.22 2.03
Latvia 4.8 3.7 3.5 3.2 22.96 7.98 −14.99
Lithuania 3.9 3.3 3.2 2.6 16.20 16.51 0.31
Mauritius 5.0 3.7 3.5 3.1 26.89 11.11 −15.78
Mexico 12.9 10.8 10.3 8.6 16.73 16.75 0.02
Morocco 16.0 12.9 12.2 9.8 19.16 19.89 0.72
Peru 13.9 11.1 10.5 8.6 20.60 18.13 −2.47
Philippines 11.7 10.5 10.2 8.8 10.26 12.91 2.65
Poland 2.5 2.0 1.9 1.7 22.05 13.16 −8.89
Portugal 2.5 1.4 1.3 1.0 41.94 22.05 −19.89
Slovak Republic 3.6 3.1 3.0 2.3 13.65 21.96 8.31
South Africa 16.2 23.1 25.1 24.0 −42.44 4.30 46.75
Sri Lanka 4.3 3.0 2.8 2.3 29.37 19.08 −10.29
Thailand 3.1 2.5 2.3 1.9 19.61 19.74 0.13
Turkey 14.9 12.7 12.3 10.3 14.58 16.71 2.12