Poverty Mapping Project: Global Subnational Infant Mortality Rates
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_PMP_IMR

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Summary
Abstract: The Global Subnational Infant Mortality Rates consists of estimates of infant mortality rates for the year 2000. The infant mortality rate for a region or country is defined as the number of children who die before their first birthday for every 1,000 live births. The data products include a shapefile (vector data) of rates, grids (raster data) of rates (per 10,000 live births in order to preserve ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a global subnational map of infant mortality rate estimates that can be used by a wide user community in interdisciplinary studies of health, poverty and the environment.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 85.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University
Dataset Title: Poverty Mapping Project: Global Subnational Infant Mortality Rates
Dataset Release Date: 2005
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 1.00
Data Presentation Form: raster, vector, tabular, map
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-01-01
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York hold the copyright
of this dataset. Users are prohibited from any commercial, non-free resale, or
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_PMP_IMR

Data Center Personnel
Name: SEDAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: ONLINE HTTP
Distribution Format: ASCII Grid
Fees: 0
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Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University (2005), Poverty Mapping Project: Global Subnational Prevalence of Child Malnutritionn, Center for Hazards and Risk Research (CHRR)/Columbia University, Palisades, NY, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.7927/H4K64G12
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-06-11
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