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Infant Mortality Rate (California, 2008-2012)

Infant mortality rate in California, per 1,000 live births, 2008-2012.

  • Latinos have an infant mortality rate of 5 per 1,000 live births.
     
  • African Americans have an infant mortality rate of 10.5 per 1,000 live births.
     
  • African Americans have an infant mortality rate (10.5 per 1,000) nearly twice that of any other individual racial or ethnic group.
     
  • Asian and Pacific Islanders have an infant mortality rate of 3.1 per 1,000 live births.
     
  • Native Americans have an infant mortality rate of 5.8 per 1,000 live births.

 

African American

Latino

Native American/
Alaska Native

Asian/
Pacific
Islander

White

Multiracial

Infant Mortality Rate, California, 2008-2012

10.5

5.0

5.8

3.1

4.0

9.9

As cited on www.kidsdata.org, a program of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health.

Source: 
Vital Statistics Section, CD-Rom Public Use Birth and Death Files (Infant Mortality), California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics
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