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Infant mortality by race and ethnicity in United States

Infant mortality by race and ethnicity

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Definition and Source



Deaths occurring to infants under 1 year of age per 1,000 live births. The data are reported by place of residence, not place of death.

Data Source

PRB analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics microdata files.


S - Estimates suppressed when NCHS reporting standards not met.

N.A. - Data not available.

Last Updated

April 2024