US Mortality Rates Dropped, Biggest Decline in Young Children

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US Mortality Rates Dropped, Biggest Decline in Young Children

The risk ofِ dying atِ anyِ given age hasِ dropped sharply overِ the lastِ 75 years inِ the United States, withِ theِ mostِ dramatic improvement seenِ among young children, according toِ a newِ government analysis ofِ mortality rates.
children ages 1 toِ 4, theِ mortality rate plummeted fromِ 441 deaths inِ 1935, inِ the middle ofِ the Great Depression, toِ 27 deaths inِ 2010 — a decrease ofِ 94 percent, according toِ researchers atِ the Centers forِ Disease Control andِ Prevention.
For instance, theِ 29 percent decline inِ mortality betweenِ 1935 andِ 1954 wasِ influenced byِ the introduction ofِ newِ drugs, including antibiotics, theِ report said.