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State Rankings -- Statistical Abstract of the United States

INFANT MORTALITY RATE -- 2006

[When states share the same rank, the next lower rank is omitted. Because of rounded data, states may have identical values shown, but different ranks. Cautionary note]

State Rate1 Rank
    United States 6.7 (X)
Alabama 9.0 3
Alaska 6.9 24
Arizona 6.4 27
Arkansas 8.5 5
California 5.0 48
Colorado 5.7 38
Connecticut 6.2 31
Delaware 8.3 7
District of Columbia 11.3 (X)
Florida 7.3 19
Georgia 8.1 8
Hawaii 5.6 39
Idaho 6.8 26
Illinois 7.3 19
Indiana 8.0 10
Iowa 5.1 46
Kansas 7.1 21
Kentucky 7.5 15
Louisiana 9.9 2
Maine 6.3 30
Maryland 8.0 10
Massachusetts 4.8 49
Michigan 7.4 16
Minnesota 5.2 45
Mississippi 10.6 1
Missouri 7.4 16
Montana 5.8 35
Nebraska 5.6 39
Nevada 6.4 27
New Hampshire 6.1 33
New Jersey 5.5 42
New Mexico 5.8 35
New York 5.6 39
North Carolina 8.1 8
North Dakota 5.8 35
Ohio 7.8 13
Oklahoma 8.0 10
Oregon 5.5 42
Pennsylvania 7.6 14
Rhode Island 6.1 33
South Carolina 8.4 6
South Dakota 6.9 24
Tennessee 8.7 4
Texas 6.2 31
Utah 5.1 46
Vermont 5.5 42
Virginia 7.1 21
Washington 4.7 50
West Virginia 7.4 16
Wisconsin 6.4 27
Wyoming 7.0 23

Symbol
X Not applicable.

Footnote
1Represents deaths of infants under 1 year old per 1,000 live births, by place
of residence. Excludes fetal deaths. Excludes deaths of nonresidents of the United States.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics Reports (NVSR),
"Deaths, Final Data for 2006"; [PDF] , Vol 57, Number 14, April 17, 2009 and earlier reports.
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr57/nvsr57_14.pdf.
See Table 113, Statistical Abstract of the United States 2010.

For more information:
Deaths/Mortality

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