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Table 2 Infant and neonatal mortality rates and relative risks according to the region of origin

From: The contribution of the foreign population to the high level of infant mortality in Switzerland: a demographic analysis

  Infant mortality rate Neonatal mortality rate
  Swiss children Southern Europe UE/EFTA Former Yugoslavia and Turkey Other Swiss children Southern Europe UE15/EFTA Former Yugoslavia and Turkey Other
1980–89 7.2 7.5 7.8 9.5 9.2 4.4 5.3 5.0 6.5 5.9
1990–93 5.9 6.3 6.6 8.2 7.0 3.3 4.4 4.0 5.4 4.9
1994–97 4.7 4.7 4.8 5.5 6.4 3.2 3.4 3.3 3.9 4.8
1998–01 4.7 4.6 5.0 4.9 5.0 3.5 3.7 3.8 3.2 3.5
2002–05 4.1 4.4 4.1 5.2 5.2 3.1 3.4 2.8 4.2 3.7
2006–10 3.9 3.7 4.5 5.0 5.1 3.0 3.3 3.6 4.2 4.5
R.R.(%)
1980–89 100 103 108 131 127 100 120 113 147 135
1990–93 100 108 113 140 119 100 134 119 163 147
1994–97 100 100 103 118 136 100 109 105 123 153
1998–01 100 99 107 105 107 100 106 111 92 102
2002–05 100 107 100 128 128 100 109 91 136 119
2006–10 100 96 117 128 132 100 109 119 138 148
  1. Sources: Vital statistics, birth register and death register