Table 5
Number and Rate of Infant Deaths by Race for
Residents of Michigan, Detroit City, Wayne County (Excluding Detroit City)
and Michigan (Excluding Wayne County), 1990- 2014

Year Race Michigan Detroit City Wayne County (excluding Detroit) Michigan (excluding
Wayne County)
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
                   
1990 Total 1,638 10.7 ±0.5 491 20.3 ±1.8 170 10.3 ±1.5 977 8.7 ±0.5
   White 930 7.9 ±0.5 36 8.7 ±2.8 130 8.8 ±1.5 764 7.7 ±0.5
   Black 689 21.6 ±1.6 451 23.0 ±2.1 38 24.8 ±7.8 200 18.7 ±2.6
                   
1991 Total 1,554 10.4 ±0.5 456 19.4 ±1.8 139 8.4 ±1.4 959 8.8 ±0.6
   White 857 7.5 ±0.5 39 10.0 ±3.1 103 7.1 ±1.4 715 7.4 ±0.5
   Black 683 21.7 ±1.6 417 21.6 ±2.1 34 20.3 ±6.7 232 21.9 ±2.8
                   
1992 Total 1,460 10.2 ±0.5 462 21.4 ±1.9 128 8.1 ±1.4 870 8.2 ±0.5
   White 781 7.0 ±0.5 43 12.3 ±3.7 92 6.6 ±1.4 646 6.9 ±0.5
   Black 656 22.1 ±1.7 415 23.3 ±2.2 34 21.8 ±7.2 207 20.1 ±2.7
                   
1993 Total 1,319 9.5 ±0.5 348 17.2 ±1.8 111 7.1 ±1.3 860 8.3 ±0.6
   White 770 7.1 ±0.5 28 9.1 ±3.3 88 6.4 ±1.3 654 7.2 ±0.5
   Black 530 18.8 ±1.6 317 18.7 ±2.0 21 14.4 ±6.1 192 19.4 ±2.7
                   
1994 Total 1,184 8.6 ±0.5 322 16.6 ±1.8 105 6.8 ±1.3 757 7.3 ±0.5
   White 670 6.3 ±0.5 28 9.4 ±3.5 69 5.1 ±1.2 573 6.3 ±0.5
   Black 495 18.2 ±1.6 293 18.2 ±2.1 35 23.7 ±7.7 167 17.5 ±2.6
                   
1995 Total 1,110 8.3 ±0.5 274 15.6 ±1.8 89 5.8 ±1.2 747 7.4 ±0.5
   White 655 6.2 ±0.5 17 6.0 ±2.8 64 4.8 ±1.2 574 6.4 ±0.5
   Black 432 17.3 ±1.6 254 17.6 ±2.1 25 18.2 ±7.1 153 16.8 ±2.6
                   
1996 Total 1,072 8.0 ±0.5 248 15.0 ±1.8 101 6.7 ±1.3 723 7.1 ±0.5
   White 627 6.0 ±0.5 9 3.4 ±2.2 74 5.6 ±1.3 544 6.1 ±0.5
   Black 421 17.5 ±1.7 238 17.5 ±2.2 23 16.2 ±6.6 160 17.7 ±2.7
                   
1997 Total 1,085 8.1 ±0.5 253 15.1 ±1.8 100 6.6 ±1.3 732 7.2 ±0.5
   White 640 6.1 ±0.5 23 8.6 ±3.5 76 5.8 ±1.3 541 6.1 ±0.5
   Black 425 17.6 ±1.7 229 16.7 ±2.1 23 16.5 ±6.7 173 19.1 ±2.8
                   
1998 Total 1,091 8.2 ±0.5 241 14.7 ±1.8 99 6.6 ±1.3 751 7.4 ±0.5
   White 660 6.3 ±0.5 15 5.8 ±2.9 74 5.7 ±1.3 571 6.4 ±0.5
   Black 405 16.8 ±1.6 219 16.1 ±2.1 22 14.9 ±6.2 164 18.0 ±2.7
                   
1999 Total 1,071 8.0 ±0.5 245 15.5 ±1.9 97 6.4 ±1.3 729 7.1 ±0.5
   White 616 5.9 ±0.5 15 5.6 ±2.8 72 5.6 ±1.3 529 5.9 ±0.5
   Black 428 17.9 ±1.7 228 17.8 ±2.3 23 15.1 ±6.1 177 18.6 ±2.7
Table 5
Number and Rate of Infant Deaths by Race for
Residents of Michigan, Detroit City, Wayne County (Excluding Detroit City)
and Michigan (Excluding Wayne County), 1990- 2014
(Continued)

Year Race Michigan Detroit City Wayne County (excluding Detroit) Michigan (excluding
Wayne County)
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
2000 Total 1,112 8.2 ±0.5 232 14.7 ±1.9 98 6.4 ±1.3 782 7.4 ±0.5
   White 637 6.0 ±0.5 20 7.5 ±3.3 64 5.0 ±1.2 553 6.1 ±0.5
   Black 437 18.2 ±1.7 206 16.1 ±2.2 33 20.2 ±6.8 198 20.5 ±2.8
                   
2001 Total 1,066 8.0 ±0.5 210 13.9 ±1.9 81 5.3 ±1.2 775 7.5 ±0.5
   White 635 6.1 ±0.5 14 5.3 ±2.8 58 4.5 ±1.2 563 6.3 ±0.5
   Black 398 16.9 ±1.7 195 15.9 ±2.2 21 12.9 ±5.5 182 18.9 ±2.7
                   
2002 Total 1,054 8.1 ±0.5 239 16.8 ±2.1 103 6.9 ±1.3 712 7.1 ±0.5
   White 611 6.0 ±0.5 20 8.0 ±3.5 70 5.7 ±1.3 521 6.0 ±0.5
   Black 410 18.4 ±1.8 217 19.1 ±2.5 28 16.9 ±6.2 165 17.9 ±2.7
                   
2003 Total 1,112 8.5 ±0.5 227 16.2 ±2.1 120 8.1 ±1.4 765 7.5 ±0.5
   White 680 6.7 ±0.5 28 11.7 ±4.3 85 7.1 ±1.5 567 6.5 ±0.5
   Black 391 17.5 ±1.7 199 17.9 ±2.5 29 16.9 ±6.1 163 17.1 ±2.6
                   
2004 Total 984 7.6 ±0.5 211 15.6 ±2.1 89 6.1 ±1.3 684 6.7 ±0.5
   White 527 5.2 ±0.4 12 5.0 ±2.8 54 4.6 ±1.2 461 5.3 ±0.5
   Black 388 17.3 ±1.7 193 17.9 ±2.5 30 16.1 ±5.7 165 16.8 ±2.5
                   
2005 Total 1,013 7.9 ±0.5 210 16.0 ±2.1 93 6.5 ±1.3 710 7.1 ±0.5
   White 549 5.5 ±0.5 13 5.7 ±3.1 58 5.1 ±1.3 478 5.6 ±0.5
   Black 400 17.9 ±1.7 188 17.9 ±2.5 34 17.7 ±5.9 178 17.9 ±2.6
                   
2006 Total 940 7.4 ±0.5 175 13.5 ±2.0 98 6.8 ±1.4 667 6.7 ±0.5
   White 534 5.4 ±0.5 9 4.0 ±2.6 61 5.5 ±1.4 464 5.4 ±0.5
   Black 339 14.8 ±1.6 153 14.7 ±2.3 31 14.4 ±5.0 155 15.0 ±2.3
                   
2007 Total 997 8.0 ±0.5 179 14.8 ±2.1 95 6.7 ±1.3 723 7.3 ±0.5
   White 549 5.8 ±0.5 13 7.1 ±3.8 59 5.5 ±1.4 477 5.9 ±0.5
   Black 368 16.5 ±1.7 155 16.1 ±2.5 25 11.4 ±4.5 188 17.9 ±2.5
                   
2008 Total 894 7.4 ±0.5 175 14.8 ±2.2 100 7.2 ±1.4 619 6.5 ±0.5
   White 496 5.4 ±0.5 8 4.7 ±3.3 63 5.9 ±1.5 425 5.4 ±0.5
   Black 332 14.6 ±1.6 159 16.7 ±2.6 27 12.3 ±4.6 146 13.3 ±2.1
                   
2009 Total 881 7.5 ±0.5 166 14.8 ±2.2 82 6.1 ±1.3 633 6.8 ±0.5
   White 470 5.4 ±0.5 6 4.3 ±3.5 54 5.4 ±1.4 410 5.4 ±0.5
   Black 346 15.5 ±1.6 152 16.7 ±2.6 19 7.9 ±3.5 175 16.2 ±2.4
Table 5
Number and Rate of Infant Deaths by Race for
Residents of Michigan, Detroit City, Wayne County (Excluding Detroit City)
and Michigan (Excluding Wayne County), 1990- 2014
(Continued)

Year Race Michigan Detroit City Wayne County (excluding Detroit) Michigan (excluding
Wayne County)
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
2010 Total 817 7.1 ±0.5 146 13.3 ±2.2 87 6.6 ±1.4 584 6.4 ±0.5
   White 462 5.5 ±0.5 10 9.6 ±5.9 44 4.6 ±1.4 408 5.5 ±0.5
   Black 312 14.2 ±1.6 128 14.3 ±2.5 37 15.0 ±4.8 147 13.8 ±2.2
                   
2011 Total 749 6.6 ±0.5 130 12.6 ±2.1 100 7.5 ±1.5 519 5.7 ±0.5
   White 411 4.9 ±0.5 5 * 58 6.0 ±1.5 348 4.7 ±0.5
   Black 300 13.7 ±1.5 119 14.0 ±2.5 37 14.6 ±4.7 144 13.2 ±2.1
                   
2012 Total 783 6.9 ±0.5 151 15.0 ±2.4 87 6.7 ±1.4 545 6.1 ±0.5
   White 455 5.5 ±0.5 12 15.7 ±8.8 56 5.9 ±1.6 387 5.3 ±0.5
   Black 291 13.5 ±1.5 133 16.0 ±2.7 27 11.2 ±4.2 131 12.0 ±2.0
                   
2013 Total 799 7.0 ±0.5 134 13.3 ±2.2 83 6.1 ±1.3 582 6.5 ±0.5
   White 473 5.7 ±0.5 8 10.0 ±6.9 56 5.9 ±1.5 409 5.6 ±0.5
   Black 290 13.1 ±1.5 120 14.5 ±2.6 22 8.2 ±3.4 148 13.4 ±2.1
                   
2014 Total 775 6.8 ±0.5 116 11.8 ±2.1 102 7.5 ±1.5 557 6.1 ±0.5
   White 452 5.3 ±0.5 6 7.2 ±5.7 56 6.0 ±1.6 390 5.2 ±0.5
   Black 286 13.4 ±1.5 108 13.3 ±2.5 38 14.8 ±4.7 140 13.2 ±2.2

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.
Source: 1990- 2014 Michigan Resident Birth and Death Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.