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Infant mortality rate in Kentucky

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Definition and Source



Rate (per 1,000 live births) of infants who died before their first birthday.

Data Source

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Vital Statistics Branch, processed by the Kentucky State Data Center.


Data are reported by mother’s place of residence, not infant’s place of birth. The numerator and denominator for the rate calculation reflect the sum of five consecutive years. 

* = Rate not calculated for fewer than 6 events.

Updated 3/18/2022

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Last Updated

March 2022