Skip Navigation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality www.ahrq.gov
Archive print banner
2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: https://info.ahrq.gov. Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to www.ahrq.gov for current information.

Table 1.50f: Maternity Care by State, 1998

Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, by State, 1998
     
State Number Ratea
United States 28,325 7.2
Alabama 627 10.1
Alaska 59 5.9
Arizona 588 7.5
Arkansas 329 8.9
California 2,994 5.7
Colorado 402 6.7
Connecticut 306 7.0
Delaware 100 9.5
District of Columbia 96 12.5
Florida 1,423 7.3
Georgia 1,027 8.4
Hawaii 121 6.9
Idaho 139 7.2
Illinois 1,538 8.4
Indiana 643 7.6
Iowa 242 6.5
Kansas 271 7.1
Kentucky 410 7.5
Louisiana 609 9.1
Maine 90 6.6
Maryland 616 8.6
Massachusetts 423 5.2
Michigan 1,097 8.2
Minnesota 385 5.9
Mississippi 434 10.1
Missouri 580 7.7
Montana 83 7.7
Nebraska 172 7.3
Nevada 205 7.1
New Hampshire 63 4.4
New Jersey 731 6.4
New Mexico 197 7.2
New York 1,612 6.2
North Carolina 1,036 9.3
North Dakota 70 8.8
Ohio 1,212 7.9
Oklahoma 419 8.5
Oregon 244 5.4
Pennsylvania 1,041 7.1
Rhode Island 91 7.2
South Carolina 514 9.5
South Dakota 95 9.2
Tennessee 633 8.2
Texas 2,179 6.4
Utah 257 5.7
Vermont 45 6.8
Virginia 719 7.6
Washington 456 5.7
West Virginia 166 8.0
Wisconsin 489 7.2
Wyoming 46 7.4

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 1.503: Maternity Care by State, 1999 Table 1.51a: National Maternity Care, 2000

Return to Tables Appendix
Return to Contents

 

The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.

 

AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care