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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 76b
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births,a birthweight more than 2,499 grams, by ethnicity, United States, 2004
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
All races White Black
Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total   2.3 0.0 2.4 0.0 2.2 0.0 3.5 0.1 1.8 0.0
Mother's age Less than 15 3.4 0.8 * * * * * * * *
15-19 3.5 0.1 4.2 0.1 4.0 0.2 4.5 0.2 2.3 0.1
20-24 3.0 0.1 3.4 0.1 3.2 0.1 4.1 0.2 2.0 0.1
25-29 2.0 0.0 2.1 0.1 1.9 0.1 3.2 0.2 1.6 0.1
30-34 1.5 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.4 0.0 2.5 0.2 1.6 0.1
35 and over 1.7 0.1 1.7 0.1 1.6 0.1 2.8 0.2 1.8 0.1
Gender Male 2.5 0.0 2.7 0.0 2.5 0.0 4.0 0.1 1.9 0.1
Female 2.0 0.0 2.1 0.0 1.9 0.0 3.0 0.1 1.7 0.1
Mother's education, age 20 and over  Less than high school 2.9 0.1 4.6 0.2 4.5 0.2 5.3 0.3 1.9 0.1
High school graduate 2.5 0.1 2.8 0.1 2.7 0.1 3.4 0.2 1.7 0.1
At least some college 1.5 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.4 0.0 2.4 0.1 1.4 0.1

a The number of deaths for infant mortality is based on a record weight from the linked birth and infant death file, which adjusts for the approximately 2-3% of records each year that cannot be linked to their corresponding birth certificates.

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

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

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