Postneonatal Mortality Rates

Postneonatal mortality rates, according to race, geographic division, and State: United States, average annual 198082, 198587, and 199092 [Data are based on the National Vital Statistics System]


                                        All races                  White(1)               Black(1)
Geographic division and State   1980-82 1985-87 1990-92   1980-82 1985-87 1990-92 1980-82 1985-87 1990-92

 
Postneonatal deaths per 1,000 live births
United States ..............      4.0     3.6     3.3       3.4     3.1     2.7     7.1     6.5     6.3
 Mountain ..................      3.9     4.0     3.6       3.6     3.8     3.3     7.0     6.7     8.0 
  Montana ..................      4.2     4.9     4.2       3.7     4.4     3.6       *       *       * 
  Idaho ....................      4.0     4.3     3.7       4.0     4.3     3.7       *       *       * 
  Wyoming ..................      3.3     4.7     4.8       3.2     4.5     4.8       *       *       * 
  Colorado .................      3.4     3.7     3.6       3.4     3.6     3.4    *5.2       *7.5 *6.7 
  New Mexico................      4.3     3.8     3.5       3.8     3.6     3.1       *       *       * 
  Arizona ..................      4.0     3.7     3.5       3.3     3.4     3.2    *6.1    *5.4    *7.3 
  Utah .....................      4.0     4.1     3.0       3.9     4.1     3.0       *       *       * 
  Nevada ...................      4.2     4.1     4.1       3.8     4.0     3.7    *8.7    *6.7    *9.1
 


Notes: Postneonatal deaths are those that occur between 28 and 365 days of age. (1) Deaths are tabulated by race of decedent; live births are tabulated by race of mother. *Data for States with fewer than 10,000 live births for the 3-year period are considered unreliable. Data for States with fewer than 2,500 live births are considered highly unreliable and are not shown.

Source: Health United States, 1994 on Publications from the National Center for Health Statistics CD-ROM Table 26. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics: Data computed by the Division of Health and Utilization Analysis from data compiled by the Division of Vital Statistics.

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