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Perinatal mortality: United States, 2017

Rate per 1,000 live births and fetal deaths
RegionRate
Alabama7.2
Alaska6.2
Arizona5.9
Arkansas7.0
California4.9
Colorado4.9
Connecticut5.0
Delaware6.4
District of Columbia7.8
Florida6.4
Georgia7.2
Hawaii6.3
Idaho4.9
Illinois6.2
Indiana6.9
Iowa4.9
Kansas6.0
Kentucky6.8
Louisiana5.4
Maine6.5
Maryland6.6
Massachusetts4.3
Michigan6.6
Minnesota5.2
Mississippi9.9
Missouri6.0
Montana4.3
Nebraska5.8
Nevada5.8
New Hampshire4.9
New Jersey5.2
New Mexico4.5
New York8.2
North Carolina7.2
North Dakota5.0
Ohio7.1
Oklahoma6.5
Oregon5.8
Pennsylvania6.9
Rhode Island6.6
South Carolina7.4
South Dakota7.7
Tennessee6.7
Texas5.5
United States5.9
Utah6.0
Vermont5.6
Virginia5.4
Washington4.4
West Virginia6.5
Wisconsin5.6
Wyoming4.5
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Healthy people 2020

  • Perinatal deaths: Reduce to no more than 5.9 per 1,000 live birth and fetal deaths.

Footnotes

  • Perinatal deaths include fetal deaths at 28 weeks gestation or more and infant deaths less than one week of age.

Source

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