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Child death rate in Kentucky

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Definition and Source



Rate (per 100,000 children ages 1-14) of children within that same age group who died during the given time period.

Data Source

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Vital Statistics Branch, processed by the Kentucky State Data Center. Population data for rate calculation is from the U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, processed by the Kentucky State Data Center.


County reflects the child's residence. 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

Last Updated

March 2022