Perinatal mortality rate

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This article describes a ratio measure. In the standard operationalization, the numerator of the measure is number of perinatal deaths (view other ratio measures with this numerator) and the denominator of the measure is number of live births (view other ratio measures with this denominator). The denominator used for reporting is 1000. The measurement period is a variable.
The numerator counts the number of occurrences of an event during the measurement period.
The denominator counts the number of occurrences of an event.

Definition

The perinatal mortality rate (PMR) for a population is defined as the number of perinatal deaths (deaths of unborn fetuses after 28 weeks of pregnancy and deaths within 7 days of birth) for every 1000 live births.

The term perinatal here refers to "in the vicinity of birth."

Related terms

Term Numerator is the number of deaths in the period ...
neonatal mortality rate within 28 days of birth
infant mortality rate within a year of being born
under 5 mortality rate within 5 years of being born