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Age at infant death: Iowa, 2017

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• In Iowa in 2017, the infant mortality rate was 5.3 per 1,000 live births. 
• In Iowa in 2017, the neonatal mortality rate was 3.3 per 1,000 live births. 
• In Iowa in 2017, the postneonatal mortality rate was 2.0 per 1,000 live births. 

Healthy people 2020

  • Neonatal deaths: reduce to no more than 4.1 per 1,000 live births.
  • Postneonatal deaths: reduce to no more than 2.0 per 1,000 live births.

Footnotes

  • A neonatal death occurs from birth through 27 days of life.
  • A postneonatal death occurs from 28 days to under one year of life.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, period linked birth/infant death data.
  • Retrieved September 29, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.