The infant death rate dropped 1,6 times in Bashkortostan for the last five years
For the last five years the infant death rate in Bashkortostan dropped 1,6 times, making up 6,9% in 2010. For the last six months it made up 6,2% in the Republic on average (7,1% — in Russia and 6,3% in Volga federal district). In 11 Bashkir regions the infant death rate hasn’t been registered at all. In Ufa it has made up 4,3%. In a whole 26610 babies have been born in Bashkortostan within the period between January and June 2011 – by 4,7% less than for the same period of time in 2010.