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Table 1.58b: Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, by State, 1998 and 2001

  2001 1998
State Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
             
United States 27,523 6.8 0.0 28,325 7.2 0.0
             
Alabama 564 9.3 0.4 627 10.1 0.4
Alaska 79 7.9 0.9 59 5.9 0.8
Arizona 595 6.9 0.3 588 7.5 0.3
Arkansas 309 8.4 0.5 329 8.9 0.5
California 2,823 5.3 0.1 2,994 5.7 0.1
Colorado 390 5.8 0.3 402 6.7 0.3
Connecticut 258 6.0 0.4 306 7.0 0.4
Delaware 114 10.0 0.9 100 9.5 1.0
District of Columbia 83 10.0 1.1 96 12.5 1.2
Florida 1,493 7.3 0.2 1,423 7.3 0.2
Georgia 1,142 8.6 0.3 1,027 8.4 0.3
Hawaii 103 6.0 0.6 121 6.9 0.6
Idaho 130 6.3 0.6 139 7.2 0.6
Illinois 1,405 7.6 0.2 1,538 8.4 0.2
Indiana 652 7.5 0.3 643 7.6 0.3
Iowa 213 5.7 0.4 242 6.5 0.4
Kansas 289 7.4 0.4 271 7.1 0.4
Kentucky 322 5.9 0.3 410 7.5 0.4
Louisiana 651 10.0 0.4 609 9.1 0.4
Maine 85 6.2 0.7 90 6.6 0.7
Maryland 591 8.1 0.3 616 8.6 0.3
Massachusetts 404 5.0 0.2 423 5.2 0.3
Michigan 1,066 8.0 0.2 1,097 8.2 0.2
Minnesota 365 5.4 0.3 385 5.9 0.3
Mississippi 445 10.0 0.5 434 10.1 0.5
Missouri 554 7.3 0.3 580 7.7 0.3
Montana 80 7.3 0.8 83 7.7 0.8
Nebraska 168 6.8 0.5 172 7.3 0.6
Nevada 176 5.6 0.4 205 7.1 0.5
New Hampshire 56 3.8 0.5 63 4.4 0.6
New Jersey 741 6.4 0.2 731 6.4 0.2
New Mexico 173 6.4 0.5 197 7.2 0.5
New York 1,486 5.8 0.2 1,612 6.2 0.2
North Carolina 1,012 8.6 0.3 1,036 9.3 0.3
North Dakota 68 8.9 1.1 70 8.8 1.1
Ohio 1,159 7.6 0.2 1,212 7.9 0.2
Oklahoma 369 7.4 0.4 419 8.5 0.4
Oregon 243 5.4 0.3 244 5.4 0.3
Pennsylvania 1,035 7.2 0.2 1,041 7.1 0.2
Rhode Island 87 6.8 0.7 91 7.2 0.8
South Carolina 502 9.0 0.4 514 9.5 0.4
South Dakota 76 7.3 0.8 95 9.2 0.9
Tennessee 682 8.7 0.3 633 8.2 0.3
Texas 2,146 5.9 0.1 2,179 6.4 0.1
Utah 235 4.9 0.3 257 5.7 0.4
Vermont 36 5.7 1.0 45 6.8 1.0
Virginia 735 7.4 0.3 719 7.6 0.3
Washington 453 5.7 0.3 456 5.7 0.3
West Virginia 150 7.3 0.6 166 8.0 0.6
Wisconsin 492 7.1 0.3 489 7.2 0.3
Wyoming 37 6.1 1.0 46 7.4 1.1
             

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

 

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