TITLE

Apparent Disappearance of the Black-White Infant Mortality Gap -- Dane County, Wisconsin, 1990-2007

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;5/29/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 20, p561
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on infant mortality rates (IMR) in U.S. States and the decline of the black IMR in Dane County, Wisconsin. As stated, the Public Health Madison Dane County (PHMDC) analyzed 100,000 birth and death records for birthweight, gestation and prenatal factors from the year 1990 to 2007. It is noted that the 1990 - 2007 recorded 79,439 white births and 405 death of white infants while on the 6,410 black births, there has been 90 black infants who died. It is noted that the decrease in black IMR was due to low premature births.
ACCESSION #
41021535

 

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