UPDATE: Fast Facts

September 17, 2004

Neonatal deaths

Fast Facts

3.8

Number of neonatal deaths per 1,000 births for white mothers.

8.9

Percentage of neonatal deaths involving preterm births, black mothers.

70Percentage 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.

Medical Economics

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