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Infant Mortality table

Data

Infant Mortality by State and Maternal Race/Ethnicity, 2008
State Total Non-Hispanic White Non-Hispanic Black Hispanic American Indian/Alaska Native* Asian/Pacific Islander*† Rate Ratio: Non-Hispanic Black to Non-Hispanic White
*May include Hispanics
†Separate estimates for Asians and Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders were not available.
N/A: Figure does not meet standards of reliability or precision; based on fewer than 20 deaths in the numerator
Source: Mathews TJ, MacDorman MF. Infant mortality statistics from the 2008 period linked birth/infant death data set. National Vital Statistics Report. 2012;60(5):1-34.
United States 6.68 5.58 13.11 5.50 8.65 4.62 2.35
Alabama 9.47 7.67 13.73 7.50 N/A N/A 1.79
Alaska 6.54 4.10 N/A N/A 12.24 N/A N/A
Arizona 6.54 6.04 14.85 6.13 7.57 6.54 2.46
Arkansas 7.89 6.70 13.53 5.71 N/A N/A 2.02
California 5.12 4.51 10.72 4.88 7.05 4.30 2.38
Colorado 6.04 5.13 11.97 6.96 N/A 4.90 2.33
Connecticut 6.27 4.80 13.11 6.35 N/A 5.73 2.73
Delaware 8.03 5.89 13.46 7.10 N/A N/A 2.29
District of Columbia 11.97 4.46 17.68 N/A N/A N/A 3.96
Florida 7.21 5.71 12.83 5.38 N/A 5.75 2.25
Georgia 8.02 5.87 12.7 5.06 N/A 4.37 2.16
Hawaii 6.04 4.58 18.54 4.98 N/A 6.27 4.05
Idaho 6.46 5.95 N/A 7.91 N/A N/A N/A
Illinois 7.10 5.70 13.45 5.91 N/A 5.31 2.36
Indiana 7.44 6.47 15.36 6.28 N/A N/A 2.37
Iowa 5.43 5.06 11.1 6.61 N/A N/A 2.19
Kansas 7.50 6.94 14.62 7.15 N/A 5.36 2.11
Kentucky 7.04 6.62 12.13 5.07 N/A N/A 1.83
Louisiana 9.38 6.62 13.88 3.92 N/A 7.19 2.10
Maine 6.04 5.90 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Maryland 7.98 5.50 12.98 5.33 N/A 5.33 2.36
Massachusetts 4.94 4.04 10.90 6.08 N/A 3.06 2.70
Michigan 7.56 5.87 14.70 7.09 N/A 4.89 2.5
Minnesota 5.55 4.77 11.33 4.64 10.25 5.65 2.38
Mississippi 10.16 7.07 13.82 6.64 N/A N/A 1.95
Missouri 7.34 6.18 14.49 5.12 N/A 4.02 2.34
Montana 6.47 5.89 N/A N/A 9.22 N/A N/A
Nebraska 5.93 5.33 12.98 5.21 N/A N/A 2.44
Nevada 6.10 5.29 12.54 5.69 N/A 4.96 2.37
New Hampshire 5.10 5.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
New Jersey 5.35 3.78 12.06 5.12 N/A 2.90 3.19
New Mexico 5.81 6.12 N/A 5.60 5.70 N/A N/A
New York 5.57 4.29 11.29 5.01 N/A 3.35 2.63
North Carolina 8.29 6.17 14.62 6.32 15.37 5.62 2.37
North Dakota 6.44 5.63 N/A N/A 12.27 N/A N/A
Ohio 7.74 6.25 15.03 6.88 N/A 4.59 2.40
Oklahoma 7.85 7.52 13.91 5.09 8.36 5.64 1.85
Oregon 5.41 5.22 10.16 5.36 9.34 4.78 1.95
Pennsylvania 7.52 5.78 14.04 7.94 N/A 6.06 2.43
Rhode Island 6.47 4.28 10.56 7.77 N/A N/A 2.47
South Carolina 8.30 6.04 12.97 5.87 N/A 5.32 2.15
South Dakota 7.15 5.59 N/A N/A 13.00 N/A N/A
Tennessee 8.37 6.54 15.36 6.47 N/A 5.78 2.35
Texas 6.22 5.48 11.69 5.61 7.47 4.16 2.13
Utah 4.94 4.73 N/A 5.03 N/A 7.1 N/A
Vermont 5.12 4.95 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Virginia 7.24 5.48 13.40 5.97 N/A 4.74 2.45
Washington 5.01 4.33 7.66 5.28 9.15 4.26 1.77
West Virginia 7.38 7.11 14.93 N/A N/A N/A 2.10
Wisconsin 6.57 5.37 15.14 6.34 9.92 6.84 2.82
Wyoming 7.05 6.32 N/A 7.90 N/A N/A N/A

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