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Topic: Infant mortality rates due to neural tube defects
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Infant mortality rates due to neural tube defects: United States, 2014-2017 Average

Per 100,000 live births
RegionRate
Alabama13.1
Alaska**
Arizona14.2
Arkansas18.3
California6.5
Colorado5.3
Connecticut**
Delaware**
District of Columbia**
Florida10.1
Georgia8.6
Hawaii**
Idaho13.3
Illinois9.3
Indiana14.7
Iowa7.0
Kansas15.0
Kentucky8.1
Louisiana10.7
Maine**
Maryland6.5
Massachusetts**
Michigan8.6
Minnesota8.6
Mississippi10.5
Missouri13.4
Montana**
Nebraska12.3
Nevada**
New Jersey6.3
New Mexico**
New York5.6
North Carolina8.5
North Dakota**
Ohio11.9
Oklahoma8.6
Oregon5.5
Pennsylvania8.4
Rhode Island**
South Carolina9.1
South Dakota**
Tennessee12.3
Texas11.9
United States9.0
Utah11.4
Vermont**
Virginia7.3
Washington8.4
West Virginia**
Wisconsin14.7
Wyoming**
** Suppressed due to missing data or insufficient numbers.
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Footnotes

  • Due to the change in coding of cause of death from the Ninth Revision, International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9) to the Tenth Revision, International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) in 1999, data for 1997-1998 are modified using comparability ratios provided by the National Center for Health Statistics.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, period linked birth/infant death data.
  • Retrieved September 21, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.