Alabama


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Location: Alabama
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Topic: Percentage of infant deaths by race/ethnicity
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Percentage of infant deaths by race/ethnicity: Alabama, 2015-2017 Average

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• Of all infant deaths in Alabama during 2015-2017 (average), 5.4% were Hispanic, 42.5% were white, 48.9% were black, 0.6% were American Indian/Alaska Native and 0.6% were Asian/Pacific Islander. 
• During 2015-2017 (average), the infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) in Alabama was highest for black infants (13.3), followed by whites (5.9), Hispanics (5.9) and American Indian/Alaska Natives (4.9). 

Footnotes

  • All race categories exclude Hispanics.
  • Percentages will not total 100 percent since missing ethnicity data are not shown.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, period linked birth/infant death data.
  • Retrieved May 30, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.