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Infant Mortality in Virginia

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Infant mortality refers to the the number of deaths among children under one year of age in the given year, some of whom may have been born in the previous year. Locality refers to the mother's place of residence, not the infant's place of death.

Indicator displays the number of infant deaths (children less than one year old) per 1,000 live births in each locality in the given year.

Data Source

Virginia Department of Health, Division of Health Statistics


Counts smaller than 10 are suppressed, but their rates are still reported. Caution should be used when interpreting these rates. 

Last updated: August 2022

Last Updated

August 2022