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Maternal & Child Health Data

Infant Mortality, 2017 (per 1,000)

Definition: Infant mortality gives the rate of infant (under 1 year) deaths per 1,000 live births in 2017. District of Columbia’s data is from 2016 because 2017 are not available.

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Pressroom. Stats of the States, Infant Mortality Rates by State, as compiled from data provided from the CDC WONDER Online Database. Retrieved February 26, 2019 from https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/sosmap/infant_mortality_rates/infant_mortality.htm