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Infant mortality rate in Alaska

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The number of deaths among infants under 1 year, per 1,000 live births by Alaska Public Health Region. This is a 5-year average. 
Region for denominator is determined by maternal residence, not site of delivery.  Region for numerator is child's place of residence, not place of death.

Data Source

Alaska Section of Health Analytics and Vital Records
More data on this topic can be found using the Alaska Maternal and Child Health Indicators site, Alaska Department of Health, Division of Public Health, Section of Women's, Children's, and Family Health; Infant mortality in Alaska dashboard accessed on: 2023-10-27.


Five years of data were combined to minimize the unreliability of measurement due to the small number of actual events. The reported values are a moving average across five years.

Last Updated

October 2023