Infant Mortality Rate


(per 1000)


2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002 - 2001 - 2000 - 1999 - 1998 - 1997
Infant Mortality Rate Rhode Island Delaware Connecticut Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii New Jersey Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Vermont Maryland Maryland Maryland West Virginia South Carolina Maine Maine Indiana Kentucky Virginia Virginia Ohio Tennessee Tennessee Pennsylvania Mississippi Louisiana Louisiana New York Alabama North Carolina Arkansas Wisconsin Iowa Illinois Michigan Michigan Michigan Florida Florida Florida Florida Florida Georgia Washington Washington Washington Washington Washington Missouri Oklahoma North Dakota South Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Idaho Minnesota Utah Oregon Wyoming Colorado Nevada Arizona New Mexico Montana California California California California California Texas Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska United States Map

Infant Mortality Rate Chart

State 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Alabama  9.5 10.2  9.8  9.4  9.4  9.1  8.7  8.7  9.4 9.0
Alaska  7.5  5.9  5.7  6.8  8.1  5.5  7.0  6.7  5.9 6.9
Arizona  7.1  7.5  6.8  6.7  6.9  6.4  6.5  6.7  6.9 6.4
Arkansas  8.7  8.9  8.0  8.4  8.3  8.3  8.7  8.3  7.9 8.5
California  5.9  5.8  5.4  5.4  5.4  5.5  5.2  5.2  5.3 5.0
Colorado  7.0  6.7  6.7  6.2  5.8  6.1  6.1  6.3  6.4 5.7
Connecticut  7.2  7.0  6.1  6.6  6.1  6.5  5.4  5.5  5.8 6.2
Delaware  7.8  9.6  7.4  9.2 10.7  8.7  9.4  8.6  9.0 8.3
Florida  7.1  7.2  7.4  7.0  7.3  7.5  7.5  7.0  7.2 7.3
Georgia  8.6  8.5  8.2  8.5  8.6  8.9  8.5  8.5  8.2 8.1
Hawaii  6.6  6.9  7.0  8.1  6.2  7.3  7.5  5.7  6.5 5.6
Idaho  6.8  7.2  6.7  7.5  6.2  6.1  6.3  6.2  6.1 6.8
Illinois  8.4  8.4  8.5  8.5  7.7  7.4  7.7  7.5  7.4 7.2
Indiana  8.2  7.6  8.0  7.8  7.5  7.7  7.6  8.0  8.0 8.0
Iowa  6.2  6.6  5.7  6.5  5.6  5.3  5.6  5.1  5.3 5.1
Kansas  7.4  7.0  7.3  6.8  7.4  7.1  6.6  7.2  7.4 7.1
Kentucky  7.3  7.5  7.6  7.2  5.9  7.2  6.9  6.8  6.6 7.5
Louisiana  9.5  9.1  9.2  9.0  9.8 10.3  9.3 10.5 10.1 9.9
Maine  5.1  6.3  4.8  4.9  6.1  4.4  4.9  5.7  6.9 6.3
Maryland  8.8  8.6  8.4  7.6  8.1  7.5  8.2  8.4  7.3 7.9
Massachusetts  5.2  5.1  5.2  4.6  5.0  4.9  4.8  4.8  5.2 4.8
Michigan  8.2  8.2  8.1  8.2  8.0  8.1  8.5  7.6  7.9 7.4
Minnesota  5.9  5.9  6.2  5.6  5.3  5.4  4.6  4.7  5.1 5.2
Mississippi 10.6 10.1 10.1 10.7 10.5 10.3 10.7  9.8 11.3 10.6
Missouri  7.6  7.7  7.8  7.2  7.4  8.5  7.9  7.5  7.5 7.4
Montana  6.9  7.4  6.7  6.1  6.7  7.5  6.8  4.5  7.0 5.8
Nebraska  7.4  7.3  6.8  7.3  6.8  7.0  5.4  6.6  5.6 5.6
Nevada  6.5  7.0  6.6  6.5  5.7  6.0  5.7  6.4  5.8 6.4
New Hampshire  4.3  4.4  5.8  5.7  3.8  5.0  4.0  5.6  5.3 6.1
New Jersey  6.3  6.4  6.7  6.3  6.5  5.7  5.7  5.6  5.2 5.5
New Mexico  6.1  7.2  6.9  6.6  6.4  6.3  5.8  6.3  6.1 5.8
New York  6.7  6.3  6.4  6.4  5.8  6.0  6.0  6.1  5.8 5.6
North Carolina  9.2  9.3  9.1  8.6  8.5  8.2  8.2  8.8  8.8 8.1
North Dakota  6.2  8.6  6.8  8.1  8.8  6.3  7.3  5.6  6.0 5.8
Ohio  7.8  8.0  8.2  7.6  7.7  7.9  7.7  7.7  8.3 7.8
Oklahoma  7.5  8.5  8.5  8.5  7.3  8.1  7.8  8.0  8.1 8.0
Oregon  5.8  5.4  5.8  5.6  5.4  5.8  5.6  5.5  5.9 5.5
Pennsylvania  7.6  7.1  7.3  7.1  7.2  7.6  7.3  7.2  7.3 7.6
Rhode Island  7.0  7.0  5.7  6.3  6.8  7.0  6.7  5.3  6.5 6.1
South Carolina  9.6  9.6 10.2  8.7  8.9  9.3  8.3  9.3  9.4 8.4
South Dakota  7.7  9.1  8.9  5.5  7.4  6.5  6.7  8.2  7.2 6.9
Tennessee  8.6  8.2  7.7  9.1  8.7  9.4  9.3  8.6  8.9 8.7
Texas  6.4  6.4  6.2  5.7  5.9  6.4  6.6  6.3  6.6 6.2
Utah  5.8  5.6  4.8  5.2  4.8  5.6  5.0  5.2  4.5 5.1
Vermont  6.1  7.0  5.8  6.0  5.5  4.4  5.0  4.5  6.7 5.5
Virginia  7.8  7.7  7.3  6.9  7.6  7.4  7.7  7.5  7.5 7.1
Washington  5.6  5.7  5.0  5.2  5.8  5.8  5.6  5.5  5.1 4.7
West Virginia  9.6  8.0  7.4  7.6  7.2  9.1  7.3  7.6  8.1 7.4
Wisconsin  6.5  7.2  6.7  6.6  7.1  6.9  6.5  6.0  6.6 6.4
Wyoming  5.8  7.2  6.9  6.7  5.9  6.7  5.8  8.8  6.8 7.0

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Demographic Group: Infants aged < 1 year.
Data Source: Kids Count (1990-2006)
http://datacenter.kidscount.org/

KDHE Annual Summary of Vital Statistics (2007-2008)
http://www.kdheks.gov/hci/annsumm.html

Numerator: Deaths occurring to infants aged < 1 year.
Denominator: Infants aged < 1 year for the geographic region.
Unit: per 1000 population
Notes: Colors for the chloropleth thematic map were obtained from the ColorBrewer website:
http://www.personal.psu.edu/cab38/ColorBrewer/ColorBrewer.html
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).
  • Two years of data (2006, 2007) for Kansas were added to the data table and chart.
  • The data source for the years 2006 and 2007 was added to the footnotes.

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.
  • Source citing was changed to KDHE Annual Summary of Vital Statistics for years 2006-2007.

10/16/2009

  • Data for all 50 states was added to the data table.
  • A choloropleth thematic map representing data for all 50 states was added.
  • A hyperlink to instructions on how to print the background colors for the data tables was added.
  • Data for the year 2008 was added to the chart.
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