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Infant Deaths by Race
Indiana, 1995-1999

Source: Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Recource Center, Data Analysis Team.

LIVE BIRTHS Total
White
Black
Other Non-White
Unknown
420.004
368,580
44,697
5,908
819
INFANT DEATHS Total
White
Black
Other Non-White
Unknown
3,396
2,576
761
41
18
INFANT DEATH RATES
(per 1,000 live births)
Total
White
Black
Other Non-White
8.1
7.0
17.0
6.9

Source: Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Recource Center, Data Analysis Team.

NUMBER

RATE (per 1,000 live births)

  
REPORTED
RACE
ETHNICITY
  
  
LIVE
BIRTHS
  
INFANT
DEATHS
(under 1 yr)
  
NEOTATAL
DEATHS
(<28 days)
POST-
NEONATAL
DEATHS
(28-364 days)
  
INFANT
DEATHS
(under 1 yr)
  
NEONATAL
DEATHS
(<28 days)
POST
NEONATAL
DEATHS
(28-364 days)
INDIANA (FINAL)
Total 85,489 671 441 230 7.8 5.2 2.7
White 74,787 506 335 171 6.8 4.5 2.3
Black 9,244 157 99 58 17.0 10.7 6.3
Other 1,331 6 6 0 u u 0.0
Hispanic 4,383 31 24 7 7.1 5.5 u
UNITED STATES (PROVISIONAL)
Total 3,959,417 27,953 18,740 9 7.1 4.7 2.3
White 3,132,501 18,069 12,165 5,904 5.8 3.9 1.9
Black 605,970 8,832 5,927 2,905 14.6 9.8 4.8
Other N/A 1,052 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Hispanic 764,339 4,416 2,988 1,428 5.8 3.9 1.9

u = unstable rate (less than 20 deaths)

Sources: Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Resource Center, Data Analysis Team, May 2001

K. D. Kochanek, B. L. Smith, and R. N. Anderson. "Deaths: Preliminary Data for 1999."
National Vital Statistics Report, vol. 49, no. 3. National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD, 2001