Child deaths in the United States
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Deaths to children between ages 1 and 14, from all causes, per 100,000 children in this age range.
The data are reported by the place of residence, not the place where the death occurred. Rates are not available for cities. Because population estimates for cities by gender and age are not available, it is not possible to calculate rates and therefore data for cities are limited to just the number of child deaths.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics.
2003-2016 data: Population Reference Bureau, analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Multiple Causes of Death Public Use Files for 2003-2016 CD-Rom.
2000-2002 data: Final Data for 2000-2002, National Vital Statistics Reports.
1999 data: Deaths From 358 Selected Causes, by 5-Year Age Groups, Race and Sex: U.S. and Each State.
1997-1998 data: Deaths From 282 Selected Causes, by 5-Year Age Groups, Race and Sex: U.S. and Each State.
1996 data: Special tabulations accessed online through CDC WONDER.
1990-1995 data: Special tabulations by CDC, NCHS, Division of Vital Statistics.
Population Statistics: U.S. Census Bureau
2001-2016 data: State Characteristics Population Estimates File, accessed online.
2000 data: Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data, Table P14. 1996-1999 data: Intercensal State and County Characteristics Population Estimates File, accessed online.
1990-1995 data: Population Division. 2001-2002 data: State Characteristics Population Estimates File, accessed online.
2000 data: Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data, Table P14.
Updated July 2018.
S – NCHS reporting standards not met.
N.A. – Data not available.
Data are provided for the 50 most populous cities according to the most recent Census counts. Cities for which data is collected may change over time.