Infant mortality rate (5-year aggregate) in Kentucky

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Rate (per 1,000 live births) of infants who died before their first birthday.

Data Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Vital Statistics Branch, processed by the Kentucky State Data Center.

Footnotes: Data are reported by mother’s place of residence, not infant’s place of birth. The numerator and denominator for the rate calculation reflect the sum of five consecutive years. Data are as of September 2017. 

* = Rate not calculated for fewer than 6 events.

Updated 11/20/2017