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Table 39b: Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, all birthweights, by ethnicity, United States, 2001

              Non-Hispanic
  Total Hispanic* Total** Black or African American White
Population group Number Rate SE Number Rate SE Number Rate SE Number Rate SE Number Rate SE
                               
Total 27,523 6.8 0.0 4,630 5.4 0.1 22,512 7.1 0.0 7,938 13.5 0.2 13,300 5.7 0.0
                               
Mother's age                              
    Under 15 125 16.1 1.5 34 13.5 2.3 89 17.3 1.8 54 16.0 2.2 32 20.3 3.6
    15-19 4,422 9.9 0.1 887 6.8 0.2 3,480 11.1 0.2 1,547 14.3 0.4 1,804 9.5 0.2
    20-24 7,729 7.6 0.1 1,318 5.1 0.1 6,318 8.3 0.1 2,522 13.0 0.3 3,497 6.7 0.1
    25-29 6,411 6.1 0.1 1,108 4.9 0.1 5,210 6.3 0.1 1,758 13.2 0.3 3,143 5.1 0.1
    30-34 5,065 5.4 0.1 705 4.7 0.2 4,287 5.5 0.1 1,225 13.4 0.4 2,752 4.4 0.1
    35 and over 3,771 6.9 0.1 578 7 0.3 3,128 6.8 0.1 833 14.2 0.5 2,071 5.7 0.1
                               
Gender                              
    Female 12,089 6.1 0.1 2,040 4.9 0.1 9,853 6.4 0.1 3,474 12.0 0.2 5,823 5.1 0.1
    Male 15,434 7.5 0.1 2,590 6.0 0.1 12,659 7.9 0.1 4,464 14.9 0.2 7,478 6.3 0.1
                               
Mother's education (age 20 and over)                              
    Less than high school graduate 4,473 7.6 0.1 1,588 5.1 0.1 2,857 10.4 0.2 1,115 14.3 0.4 1,560 9.0 0.2
    High school graduate 7,990 7.3 0.1 1,116 5.1 0.2 6,823 7.8 0.1 2,533 13.1 0.3 3,923 6.2 0.1
    At least some college 9,333 5.1 0.1 795 4.6 0.2 8,488 5.1 0.1 2,342 11.8 0.2 5,607 4.3 0.1
                               

*Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

**Includes persons of other races not shown.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System.

 

 

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