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Originally posted by getreadyalready
reply to post by smartbuddy
I am certain that the radiation fallout will reach the US and probably the entire world, and it makes sense that infants would be a great place to see the first indication, so I'm not killing your theory, just saying the data is incomplete and not usable without the larger data set to compare to.
June 17, 2011 -- FOX news is reporting the since Japan nuclear radiation was detected in Philadelphia drinking water at the high level in the nation, infant death rates have jumped 48% percent. The report also reveals that while infant death rates in the entire US have trended downward for the last 6 years, there has been a 2.3% increase in infant deaths since Fukushima nuclear radiation started bombarding the United States.
Looking a little more closely at the time trend of the infant deaths after Fukushima, Sprey found that the most dramatic increases in deaths were in the two weeks right after the March 11 disaster. Those two weeks saw a near tripling of weekly deaths, followed by a period of somewhat elevated weekly deaths lasting for about five weeks – roughly 25 per over the pre-March 11 rate, then settling down close to the average pre-Fukushima death rate for the last three weeks of the ten week period post-disaster. These results are necessarily approximate because the weekly sample of deaths is too small for precise statistical conclusions. "