Infant, Hebdomadal, Fetal and Perinatal Death Rates
Michigan Residents, 2007-2015 and Provisional 2016
Year Live Births Infant
Deaths
Hebdomadal Deaths Fetal
Deaths
Perinatal
Deaths
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
2007 125,172 997 8.0 553 4.4 731 5.8 1,284 10.2
2008 121,231 894 7.4 501 4.1 762 6.2 1,263 10.4
2009 117,309 881 7.5 478 4.1 692 5.9 1,170 9.9
2010 114,717 817 7.1 475 4.1 650 5.6 1,125 9.8
2011 114,159 749 6.6 414 3.6 633 5.5 1,047 9.1
2012 112,708 783 6.9 459 4.1 591 5.2 1,050 9.3
2013 113,732 799 7.0 431 3.8 580 5.1 1,011 8.8
2014 114,460 773 6.8 417 3.6 625 5.4 1,042 9.1
2015 113,211 765 6.8 395 3.5 546 4.8 941 8.3
2016PROV 113,942 715 6.3 360 3.2 624 5.4 984 8.6

Note: Hebdomadal deaths are deaths to infants ages zero to six days. Perinatal deaths are hebdomadal plus fetal deaths.

Infant death and hebdomadal rates are per 1,000 live births. Fetal death and perinatal death rates are per 1,000 live births plus fetal deaths.

2016 live birth and infant deaths are Provisional.

In 2017, hospital audits found additional fetal deaths. The number of fetal deaths between 2007-2015 will not match what was reported in the past.

Source: 2015 Michigan Resident Infant Death File, 2015 Michigan Fetal Death Registry
Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.