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Location: Arkansas
Topic: Infant mortality rates
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Infant mortality rates: Arkansas, 2007-2017

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• In Arkansas in 2017, 304 infants died before reaching their first birthday, an infant mortality rate of 8.1 per 1,000 live births. 
• Between 2007 and 2017, the infant mortality rate in Arkansas increased nearly 4%. 

Healthy people 2020

  • Infant deaths: reduce to no more than 6 per 1,000 live births.


  • An infant death occurs within the first year of life.


  • National Center for Health Statistics, final mortality data, 1990-1994 and period linked birth/infant death data, 1995-present.
  • Retrieved July 07, 2020, from