Child deaths by race in the United States

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Definitions: Deaths to children between ages 1 and 14, from all causes, per 100,000 children in this age range.
The data are reported by place of residence, not place of death. Race/ethnic groups represented in this table are not mutually exclusive. The category of White includes only non-Hispanic White. The categories Black or African American, American Indian, Asian and Pacific Islander, and Two or more races include both Hispanic and non-Hispanic. Those in the Hispanic or Latino category include those identified as being in one of the non-White race groups.

Data Source: 2018-2019 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 Microdata Files for 2018-2019.
Population statistics: Vintage 2018-2019 population estimates, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau.

Footnotes: Updated March 2021.
S – NCHS reporting standards not met.
N.A. – Data not available.