Table 8
Three-year Average Infant Death Rates by Race and Ancestry,
Michigan Residents, 1999 - 2017

  Chart of infant death rates by race and ancestry.
Trends Race Ancestry
White Black Native
American
Asian and
Pacific Islander
Hispanic

Middle Easterner

1999-2001 6.0 17.7 10.5 4.3 7.3 5.9
2000-2002 6.0 17.8 11.6 4.2 7.4 5.4
2001-2003 6.2 17.6 12.4 4.2 8.3 5.2
2002-2004 6.0 17.7 10.0 4.7 9.2 4.7
2003-2005 5.8 17.5 10.1 4.5 10.1 4.9
2004-2006 5.4 16.6 8.8 3.8 10.6 5.8
2005-2007 5.6 16.4 10.6 4.0 10.8 7.3
2006-2008 5.6 15.3 9.9 4.2 9.9 8.1
2007-2009 5.6 15.5 9.3 4.8 9.3 7.5
2008-2010 5.4 14.8 9.1 3.8 8.2 6.7
2009-2011 5.2 14.5 9.6 3.8 7.2 5.8
2010-2012 5.3 13.8 11.2 3.6 7.4 5.9
2011-2013 5.3 13.4 10.1 4.1 8.5 6.7
2012-2014 5.5 13.3 11.9 4.4 9.4 6.1
2013-2015 5.4 13.6 10.2 4.1 9.1 5.8
2014-2016 5.1 13.8 14.0 3.7 8.6 5.2
2015-2017 4.9 14.3 14.2 3.5 8.4 5.1


Note: Rates are per 1,000 live births.
Source: 1970 - 2017 Michigan Resident Birth and Death Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services