New Jersey


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Topic: Percentage of infant deaths by race/ethnicity
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Percentage of infant deaths by race/ethnicity: New Jersey, 2015-2017 Average

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• Of all infant deaths in New Jersey during 2015-2017 (average), 23.0% were Hispanic, 26.6% were white, 24.7% were black, N/A were American Indian/Alaska Native and N/A were Asian/Pacific Islander. 
• During 2015-2017 (average), the infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) in New Jersey was highest for black infants (9.1), followed by Hispanics (4.2), whites (2.9) and American Indian/Alaska Natives (2.9). 

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 July 06, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.