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Table 1.63g
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, birthweight 1,500-2,499 grams, by State, 2002
State Number Rate Standard error
       
United States 3,873 15.1 0.2
       
Alabama 71 15.4 1.8
Alaska 11 DSU DSU
Arizona 70 14.1 1.7
Arkansas 49 18.8 2.7
California 414 14.9 0.7
Colorado 57 11.0 1.5
Connecticut 31 11.8 2.1
Delaware 7 DSU DSU
District of Columbia 3 DSU DSU
Florida 210 15.0 1.0
Georgia 151 15.7 1.3
Hawaii 19 DSU DSU
Idaho 23 21.1 4.4
Illinois 197 16.8 1.2
Indiana 87 16.3 1.8
Iowa 36 17.5 2.9
Kansas 41 18.3 2.9
Kentucky 62 16.4 2.1
Louisiana 88 16.1 1.7
Maine 4 DSU DSU
Maryland 77 14.8 1.7
Massachusetts 41 8.2 1.3
Michigan 118 14.2 1.3
Minnesota 61 17.7 2.3
Mississippi 64 17.3 2.2
Missouri 87 17.9 1.9
Montana 12 DSU DSU
Nebraska 28 18.8 3.6
Nevada 33 16.3 2.9
New Hampshire 11 DSU DSU
New Jersey 75 10.1 1.2
New Mexico 30 16.0 2.9
New York 200 12.5 0.9
North Carolina 111 13.3 1.3
North Dakota 5 DSU DSU
Ohio 145 14.6 1.2
Oklahoma 61 17.9 2.3
Oregon 25 11.7 2.4
Pennsylvania 156 16.7 1.3
Rhode Island 11 DSU DSU
South Carolina 74 16.8 2.0
South Dakota 11 DSU DSU
Tennessee 102 17.7 1.8
Texas 371 15.7 0.8
Utah 50 18.5 2.6
Vermont 11 DSU DSU
Virginia 102 16.3 1.6
Washington 56 14.7 2.0
West Virginia 29 18.8 3.5
Wisconsin 71 19.3 2.3
Wyoming 8 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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