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. These are the same data as found in the 2019 Home Visiting Yearbook because more recent data were 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. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/sosmap/infant_mortality_rates/infant_mortality.htm