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Table 1.50d: Maternity Care by State, 2000

Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, by State, 2000
     
State Number Ratea
United States 27,960 6.9
Alabama 602 9.5
Alaska 69 6.9
Arizona 576 6.8
Arkansas 311 8.2
California 2,882 5.4
Colorado 402 6.1
Connecticut 280 6.5
Delaware 106 9.6
District of Columbia 93 12.1
Florida 1,410 6.9
Georgia 1,121 8.5
Hawaii 142 8.1
Idaho 154 7.6
Illinois 1,569 8.5
Indiana 683 7.8
Iowa 246 6.4
Kansas 260 6.6
Kentucky 398 7.1
Louisiana 613 9.0
Maine 66 4.9
Maryland 558 7.5
Massachusetts 376 4.6
Michigan 1,115 8.2
Minnesota 380 5.6
Mississippi 469 10.6
Missouri 550 7.2
Montana 66 6.0
Nebraska 177 7.2
Nevada 199 6.5
New Hampshire 85 5.8
New Jersey 724 6.3
New Mexico 183 6.7
New York 1,655 6.4
North Carolina 1,035 8.6
North Dakota 64 8.3
Ohio 1,191 7.7
Oklahoma 418 8.4
Oregon 255 5.6
Pennsylvania 1,039 7.1
Rhode Island 78 6.2
South Carolina 492 8.8
South Dakota 54 5.2
Tennessee 725 9.1
Texas 2,036 5.6
Utah 252 5.3
Vermont 42 6.5
Virginia 684 6.9
Washington 421 5.2
West Virginia 154 7.4
Wisconsin 460 6.6
Wyoming 42 6.7

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 1.50c: National Maternity Care, 1998 Table 1.503: Maternity Care by State, 1999

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