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Child death rate birth to age 14 in New Mexico

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Why This Indicator Matters

Accidents, primarily from automobiles, are the leading cause of death among children in all age groups over age 1. For children ages 1 to 4, homicide/assault is the second leading cause of death.
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Definition and Source



The number and rate of deaths of New Mexico children, ages 0 to 14 years old, inclusive. The death rate is the number of deaths, per 100,000 children, ages 0-14 years old.

Data Source

New Mexico Department of Public Health, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health (IBIS);


County-level data is available by request. 

Updated February 2023.

Last Updated

September 2023