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Infant and Neonatal Mortality

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infant and neonatal mortality table

Data

Infant and Neonatal Mortality,* by State and Maternal Race, 2007
State Infant Deaths Neonatal Deaths
Total
(All Races)
White
(Includes Hispanic)
Black
(Includes Hispanic)
Total
(All Races)
White
(Includes Hispanic)
Black
(Includes Hispanic)
*Mortality figures are presented as number of deaths per 1,000 live births. Infant mortality is defined as death during the first year of life; neonatal mortality is death during the first 28 days of life.
n/a = Figure does not meet the standards of reliability or precision.
Source: Xu J, Kochanek K, Murphy S, Tejada-Vera B. Deaths: Final data for 2007. National vital statistics reports; vol 58, no 19. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. May 2010.
Alabama 9.89 7.98 14.35 6.27 4.90 9.5
Alaska 6.51 5.20 n/a 3.17 3.03 n/a
Arizona 6.83 6.49 14.95 4.69 4.53 10.12
Arkansas 7.66 6.47 13.17 4.33 3.38 8.61
California 5.20 4.89 12.35 3.55 3.34 7.98
Colorado 6.12 5.85 13.16 4.17 4.01 8.19
Connecticut 6.63 5.90 12.07 5.06 4.46 9.41
Delaware 7.48 6.12 11.84 5.34 4.32 8.80
District of Columbia 13.09 8.52 16.61 9.70 5.87 12.60
Florida 7.05 5.52 12.21 4.42 3.53 7.47
Georgia 7.98 5.56 12.77 5.07 3.58 7.90
Hawaii 6.48 6.11 n/a 4.23 3.59 n/a
Idaho 6.75 6.59 n/a 4.52 4.46 n/a
Illinois 6.73 5.22 14.16 4.78 3.84 9.46
Indiana 7.58 6.61 15.99 4.79 4.13 10.40
Iowa 5.50 5.34 11.58 3.30 3.27 n/a
Kansas 7.93 7.03 18.98 5.00 4.49 11.63
Kentucky 6.69 6.01 12.69 4.06 3.73 7.58
Louisiana 9.17 6.14 14.08 5.35 3.49 8.37
Maine 6.30 6.33 n/a 4.46 4.54 n/a
Maryland 8.00 4.79 13.63 5.80 3.54 9.67
Massachusetts 4.93 4.54 8.76 3.42 3.11 6.12
Michigan 7.94 6.11 16.39 5.56 4.37 11.12
Minnesota 5.55 4.69 11.70 3.80 3.28 7.13
Mississippi 10.04 6.65 13.87 5.89 3.83 8.37
Missouri 7.48 5.89 16.48 4.99 3.77 11.69
Montana 6.35 5.94 n/a 3.62 3.49 n/a
Nebraska 6.76 6.12 14.04 4.86 4.38 10.53
Nevada 6.36 6.03 12.35 4.03 3.81 8.15
New Hampshire 5.36 5.34 n/a 3.25 3.31 n/a
New Jersey 5.18 4.13 11.02 3.44 2.86 6.87
New Mexico 6.27 5.99 n/a 3.89 3.88 n/a
New York 5.57 4.95 8.82 3.70 3.27 5.95
North Carolina 8.49 6.35 15.14 5.70 4.24 10.28
North Dakota 7.47 6.80 n/a 4.86 5.07 n/a
Ohio 7.69 6.34 14.81 5.18 4.21 10.20
Oklahoma 8.52 7.25 18.03 4.78 4.16 10.82
Oregon 5.75 5.70 n/a 3.95 3.93 n/a
Pennsylvania 7.56 6.12 15.07 4.98 4.12 9.45
Rhode Island 7.35 6.52 16.00 5.41 4.79 n/a
South Carolina 8.57 6.03 13.69 5.66 3.93 9.13
South Dakota 6.44 5.55 n/a 4.16 4.01 n/a
Tennessee 8.31 6.44 15.74 5.19 3.91 10.19
Texas 6.29 5.68 11.51 3.86 3.43 7.37
Utah 5.08 4.98 n/a 3.39 3.35 n/a
Vermont 5.07 4.76 n/a 3.07 n/a n/a
Virginia 7.79 5.80 15.41 5.35 3.76 11.26
Washington 4.82 4.33 10.28 2.85 2.63 5.55
West Virginia 7.46 6.95 n/a 4.68 4.33 n/a
Wisconsin 6.46 5.37 15.18 4.03 3.56 8.34
Wyoming 7.35 6.65 n/a 3.67 3.66 n/a

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