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Infant mortality rates: Missouri, 2007-2017

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• In Missouri in 2017, 457 infants died before reaching their first birthday, an infant mortality rate of 6.3 per 1,000 live births. 
• Between 2007 and 2017, the infant mortality rate in Missouri declined nearly 15%. 

Healthy people 2020

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

Footnotes

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

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final mortality data, 1990-1994 and period linked birth/infant death data, 1995-present.
  • Retrieved August 15, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.