Number of neonatal deaths per 1,000 births for white mothers.
Percentage of neonatal deaths involving preterm births, black mothers.
|70||Percentage of neonatal deaths involving preterm births, all racial and ethnic groups.|
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report for July 30, 2004. Data through 2001.
UPDATE: Fast Facts.
Sep. 17, 2004;81.