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Table 1.503: Maternity Care by State, 1999

Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, by State, 1999
     
State Number Ratea
United States 27,864 7.0
Alabama 602 9.7
Alaska 60 6.0
Arizona 544 6.7
Arkansas 293 8.0
California 2,796 5.4
Colorado 411 6.6
Connecticut 260 6.0
Delaware 80 7.5
District of Columbia 120 16.0
Florida 1,436 7.3
Georgia 1,039 8.2
Hawaii 121 7.1
Idaho 133 6.7
Illinois 1,554 8.5
Indiana 695 8.1
Iowa 213 5.7
Kansas 286 7.4
Kentucky 405 7.4
Louisiana 623 9.3
Maine 67 4.9
Maryland 604 8.4
Massachusetts 420 5.2
Michigan 1,075 8.0
Minnesota 408 6.2
Mississippi 431 10.1
Missouri 579 7.7
Montana 71 6.6
Nebraska 158 6.6
Nevada 192 6.5
New Hampshire 83 5.9
New Jersey 762 6.7
New Mexico 185 6.8
New York 1,624 6.4
North Carolina 1,035 9.1
North Dakota 52 6.8
Ohio 1,241 8.1
Oklahoma 420 8.6
Oregon 258 5.7
Pennsylvania 1,067 7.3
Rhode Island 71 5.7
South Carolina 562 10.2
South Dakota 93 8.8
Tennessee 603 7.8
Texas 2,143 6.1
Utah 225 4.9
Vermont 36 5.5
Virginia 681 7.1
Washington 395 5.0
West Virginia 154 7.4
Wisconsin 455 6.7
Wyoming 42 6.9

a 1990-based postcensal population estimates were used to calculate death rates;  future reports will present rates based on intercensal population estimates for 1998 and 1999 and bridged-race population estimates for 2000 and subsequent years.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Linked Birth and Infant Death Data.

Table 1.50d: Maternity Care by State, 2000 Table 1.50f: Maternity Care by State, 1998

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