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Table 42b: Infant mortality per 1000 live births, birthweight >2,499 grams, 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 8,989 2.4 0.0 1,551 1.9 0.0 7,372 2.5 0.0 1,971 3.8 0.1 4,906 2.3 0.0
                               
Mother's age                              
    Under 15 35 5.2 0.9 8 *** *** 27 6.1 1.2 13 *** *** 14 *** ***
    15-19 1,592 3.9 0.1 314 2.6 0.1 1,270 4.5 0.1 456 4.9 0.2 751 4.3 0.2
    20-24 2,882 3.1 0.1 494 2.0 0.1 2,365 3.4 0.1 717 4.2 0.2 1,520 3.1 0.1
    25-29 2,062 2.1 0.0 382 1.8 0.1 1,660 2.2 0.1 388 3.3 0.2 1,141 2.0 0.1
    30-34 1,445 1.6 0.0 207 1.5 0.1 1,227 1.7 0.0 255 3.2 0.2 869 1.5 0.1
    35 and over 972 1.9 0.1 146 1.9 0.2 822 2.0 0.1 142 2.9 0.2 612 1.8 0.1
                               
Gender                              
    Female 3,879 2.1 0.0 701 1.8 0.1 3,143 2.2 0.0 877 3.5 0.1 2,053 2.0 0.0
    Male 5,110 2.7 0.0 850 2.1 0.1 4,228 2.8 0.0 1,095 4.2 0.1 2,853 2.6 0.0
                               
Mother's education (age 20 and over)                              
    Less than high school graduate 1,755 3.2 0.1 566 1.9 0.1 1,185 4.8 0.1 351 5.3 0.3 750 4.8 0.2
    High school graduate 2,673 2.6 0.1 364 1.8 0.1 2,289 2.9 0.1 658 3.9 0.2 1,494 2.6 0.1
    At least some college 2,759 1.6 0.0 254 1.6 0.1 2,495 1.6 0.0 453 2.6 0.1 1,843 1.5 0.0
                               

*Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

**Includes persons of other races not shown.

***Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality (based on < 20 deaths).

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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