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2.14 Worldwide Child Mortality. Although child mortality rates worldwide have dropped by more than 50% since 1990, it is still the case that 16,000 children under five years old die each day. The mortality rates for children under five vary from 1.9 per 1000 in Luxembourg to 156.9 per 1000 in Angola. In Exercise 1.36 (page 41), you were asked to draw a histogram of this data. In this exercise, you will explore the relationship between child mortality and a measure of a countrys economic wealth. One measure used by the World Bank is the gross national income (GNI) per capita, the dollar value of a countrys final income in a year

of a countrys citizens and the World Bank uses GNI per capita to classify countries into low-income d high-income economies ld mortality rates of 22 coun. f 22 coun database. Because the divided by its population. It reflects the average income dbvided by its population. It reflects the average inconme lower-middle income, upper-middle income, an Although the data set includes 213 countries, the child mortality r tries are not available on the World Health Organization data set is too large to print here, we give MORTALTY ere, we give the data for the first five Economy Child Mortality Rate (per 1000) Country Aruba Andorra Afghanistan Angola Albania 2.800 91.100 156.900 14.000 Classification High High Low Upper-middle Upper-middle Give a full description of the distribution of child mortality rates for the countries in each of the four economic classifications, and identify any high outliers. Compare the four groups. Does the economic classfication used by the World Bank do a good job of explaining the differences in child mortality rates among the countries!

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