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Table 7
Number and Rate of Infant Deaths by Race,
Michigan and United States Residents, 1989 - 2012

Year United States Michigan
All Races White Black All Races White Black
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
1989 39,655   9.8   25,794   8.0   12,527   18.6   1,645   11.1   946   8.2   672   22.5  
1990 38,351   9.2   24,883   7.6   12,290   18.0   1,638   10.7   930   7.9   689   21.6  
1991 36,766   8.9   23,657   7.3   11,994   17.6   1,554   10.4   857   7.5   683   21.7  
1992 34,628   8.5   22,164   6.9   11,348   16.8   1,460   10.2   781   7.0   656   22.1  
1993 33,466   8.4   21,497   6.8   10,887   16.5   1,319   9.5   770   7.1   530   18.8  
1994 31,710   8.0   20,504   6.6   10,072   15.8   1,184   8.6   670   6.3   495   18.2  
1995 29,583   7.6   19,490   6.3   9,118   15.1   1,110   8.3   655   6.2   432   17.3  
1996 28,487   7.3   18,761   6.1   8,730   14.7   1,072   8.0   627   6.0   421   17.5  
1997 28,045   7.2   18,539   6.0   8,496   14.2   1,085   8.1   640   6.1   425   17.6  
1998 28,371   7.2   18,561   6.0   8,726   14.3   1,091   8.2   660   6.3   405   16.8  
1999 27,953   7.1   18,069   5.8   8,832   14.6   1,071   8.0   616   5.9   428   17.9  
2000 28,035   6.9   18,144   5.7   8,771   14.0   1,112   8.2   637   6.0   437   18.2  
2001 27,568   6.8   17,955   5.7   8,498   14.0   1,066   8.0   635   6.1   398   16.9  
2002 28,034   7.0   18,369   5.8   8,524   14.4   1,054   8.1   611   6.0   410   18.4  
2003 28,025   6.9   18,440   5.7   8,402   14.0   1,112   8.5   680   6.7   391   17.5  
2004 27,936   6.8   18,231   5.7   8,494   13.3   984   7.6   527   5.2   388   17.3  
2005 28,440   6.9   18,514   5.7   8,695   13.7   1,013   7.9   549   5.5   400   17.9  
2006 28,527   6.7   18,403   5.6   8,858   13.3   940   7.4   534   5.4   339   14.8  
2007 29,138   6.8   18,807   5.6   8,944   13.2   997   8.0   549   5.8   368   16.5  
2008 28,059   6.6   18,164   5.6   8,543   12.7   894   7.4   496   5.4   332   14.6  
2009 26,412   6.4   16,817   5.3   8,312   12.6   881   7.5   470   5.4   346   15.5  
2010 24,548   6.1   15,933   5.2   7,388   11.6   817   7.1   462   5.5   312   14.2  
2011 23,910   6.1   15,438   5.1   7,234   11.4   749   6.6   411   4.9   300   13.7  
2012 ---    ---    ---    ---    ---    ---    783   6.9   455   5.5   291   13.5  

 

Note: Rates are per 1,000 live births. Adding and subtracting the number shown after the symbol from the rate creates a confidence interval indicating that the true rate lies between the lower and upper bounds of this interval with 95 % statistical confidence.

The United States data for 2010 is provisional.

---:  Data not available.

Source: 1989 - 2012 Michigan Resident Birth and Death Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Community Health.National Vital Statistics Reports (NVSR), "Deaths: Preliminary Data for 2011". October 10, 2012. Vol 61, No 6; NVSR. 2007-2009 NCHS, Linked Birth / Infant Death Records 2007-2009 on CDC WONDER On-line Database. Accessed at http://wonder.cdc.gov/lbd-current.html on Sep 16, 2013. "Deaths: Final Data for 2006", Vol 57, No. 14, April 2009; and National Center for Health Statistics, historical data.


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