2016 Annual Report: Infant Mortality

Jan 01, 2017
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Infant Mortality is the number of infant deaths that occur before age 1 per 1,000 live births. The 2016 ranks are based on a two-year average using 2013 and 2014 data from the National Center for Health Statistics National Vital Statistics System. Infant mortality varies from 4.3 deaths per 1,000 live births in Massachusetts to 8.9 deaths per 1,000 live births in Mississippi. Nationally, the infant mortality rate is 5.9 deaths per 1,000 live births.

2016 Annual Report: Infant Mortality