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Table 6 Infant mortality and rural/urban distribution of the Moroccan population participating in the last three National Surveys on Population and Health 1992, 2004 and 2011[2, 3]

From: Evolution of rural–urban health gaps in Morocco: 1992–2011

  Neonatal mortality rate Postnatal mortality rate Infant mortality rate Under 5 mortality rate
Year 1992     
 Urban 30.0 22.0 52.0 59.0
 Rural 36.0 33.0 69.0 98.0
 National 34.0 29.0 63.0 84.0
 Ratio R/U 1.2 1.5 1.3 1.7
Year 2004     
 Urban 24.0 9.0 33.0 38.0
 Rural 33.0 22.0 55.0 69.0
 …….National 27.0 14.0 40.0 47.0
 Ratio R/U 1.4 2.4 1.7 1.8
Year 2011     
 Urban 17.0 6.6 23.6 25.4
 Rural 20.5 13.0 33.6 35.1
 National 18.9 10.0 28.9 30.5
 Ratio R/U 1.2 2.0 1.4 1.4