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Infant Mortality Rate (San Diego County, 2008-2012)

Infant mortality rate in San Diego County, per 1,000 live births, 2008-2012.

  • African Americans in San Diego County have an infant mortality rate of 9.1 per 1,000 live births.
     
  • Asians and Pacific Islanders in San Diego County have an infant mortality rate of 3.1 per 1,000 live births.
     
  • Latinos in San Diego County have an infant mortality rate of 4.7 per 1,000 live births.
     
  • African Americans in San Diego County have an infant mortality rate (9.1 per 1,000) nearly twice that of any other individual racial or ethnic group.

 

African American

Latino

Native American/
Alaska Native

Asian/
Pacific
Islander

White

Multiracial

Infant Mortality Rate, San Diego County, 2008-2012

9.1

4.7

LNE

3.1

3.8

13.8

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

Footnote: LNE (Low Number Events) refers to data that have been suppressed because there were fewer than 20 infant deaths.

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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