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The decline in hunger-related deaths

By: Prosterman, Roy L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: The Hunger Project papers ; No. 1.Analytics: Show analyticsPublisher: San Francisco, CA (USA) : Hunger Project, 1984Description: 20 p.ISBN: 0743-6416.Subject(s): Age | Development policies | Economic geography | Families | Geography | Health | Human nutrition | Human population | Nutritional phenomena | Population | Population structure | Vital statisticsDDC classification: 88-000415 Summary: A review of world infant mortality rates (IMR) generally considered to be the best indicators of overall social and economic well-being, shows that IMR and hunger-related deaths have concomitantly decreased over the past 30 years. The consensus that an IMR of 50 or less (deaths per 1000 live births) implies that a society is meeting basic human needs, including food; in countries where the IMR is over 50 about 60% of all deaths of children between ages 1-4 years have been found to be hunger-related. Previous estimates indicated that hunger-related deaths were 41,000/day, or 28/minute; now IMR data provide estimates of 35,000/day, orCollection: AGRIS Collection
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A review of world infant mortality rates (IMR) generally considered to be the best indicators of overall social and economic well-being, shows that IMR and hunger-related deaths have concomitantly decreased over the past 30 years. The consensus that an IMR of 50 or less (deaths per 1000 live births) implies that a society is meeting basic human needs, including food; in countries where the IMR is over 50 about 60% of all deaths of children between ages 1-4 years have been found to be hunger-related. Previous estimates indicated that hunger-related deaths were 41,000/day, or 28/minute; now IMR data provide estimates of 35,000/day, or

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