Child and teen death rate in the United States
Why This Indicator Matters
This indicator is included in the KIDS COUNT Child Well-Being Index. Read the KIDS COUNT Data Book to learn more: http://datacenter.kidscount.org/publications.
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Child and teen death rate
National KIDS COUNT
KIDS COUNT Data Center, datacenter.kidscount.org
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Deaths to children between ages 1 and 19, 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.
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).
Population Reference Bureau, analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Multiple Causes of Death Microdata Files for 2005-2018.
Population Statistics: U.S. Census Bureau
2005-2018 data: State Characteristics Population Estimates File, accessed online.
Updated April 2020.
S – NCHS reporting standards not met.
N.A. – Data not available.