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Table 1.63f
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, birthweight < 1,500 grams, by State, 2002
State Number Rate Standard error
       
United States 14,885 250.8 2.3
       
Alabama 302 247.3 15.9
Alaska 12 DSU DSU
Arizona 281 286.1 19.4
Arkansas 139 239.3 22.6
California 1,453 237.3 6.9
Colorado 210 232.9 17.8
Connecticut 180 266.3 22.3
Delaware 68 307.7 42.7
District of Columbia 53 261.7 40.3
Florida 857 257.8 9.9
Georgia 670 288.7 12.7
Hawaii 69 252.8 34.1
Idaho 51 256.3 40.2
Illinois 751 250.4 10.2
Indiana 352 293.8 17.8
Iowa 102 232.1 25.5
Kansas 152 296.0 27.3
Kentucky 164 184.5 15.7
Louisiana 359 267.7 15.9
Maine 28 174.1 35.6
Maryland 338 240.3 14.6
Massachusetts 238 216.9 15.5
Michigan 606 293.7 13.6
Minnesota 168 203.1 17.2
Mississippi 243 261.7 18.9
Missouri 323 274.0 17.2
Montana 38 304.5 56.5
Nebraska 90 273.6 32.5
Nevada 84 203.8 24.4
New Hampshire 35 223.3 41.7
New Jersey 385 216.8 12.2
New Mexico 75 211.8 26.9
New York 890 230.4 8.6
North Carolina 566 261.3 12.3
North Dakota 19 DSU DSU
Ohio 658 269.0 11.8
Oklahoma 187 288.6 24.0
Oregon 122 261.2 26.6
Pennsylvania 633 271.7 12.2
Rhode Island 54 238.2 36.0
South Carolina 286 270.1 18.0
South Dakota 25 260.7 58.5
Tennessee 356 265.5 15.8
Texas 1,121 219.9 7.3
Utah 121 255.8 26.1
Vermont 13 DSU DSU
Virginia 428 259.6 14.1
Washington 189 240.6 19.5
West Virginia 88 283.4 34.2
Wisconsin 233 271.9 20.1
Wyoming 18 DSU DSU
       

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

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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