Infant mortality in Virginia

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Definitions: Infant mortality refers to the the number of deaths among children under one year of age in the given year, some of whom may have been born in the previous year. Locality refers to the mother's place of residence, not the infant's place of death.

Indicator displays the number of infant deaths (children less than one year old) per 1,000 live births in each locality in the given year.


Data Source: Virginia Department of Health, Division of Health Statistics

Footnotes: LNE = Low Number of Events.  In these localities, the occurrence of infant deaths is too low to calculate a rate.

Last updated: October 2018