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VitalStats - Perinatal Mortality

Access pre-built linked birth/infant death tables and fetal death data files.



table icon Linked Birth/Infant Death Tables

VitalStats provides many pre-built tables of infant deaths and infant mortality rates by the following:


Notice of Error in the 2003 and 2004 Fetal Death Data Files and Reports [PDF - 132 KB]


table icon Fetal and Perinatal Mortality Tables

VitalStats provides trend tables of fetal and perinatal mortality rates.


data files icon Fetal Death Data Files

Create your own tables by choosing items from a list of over 100 variables on the fetal death data files.  The files are available in two formats, one with the full range of demographic and health variables at state levels of geography.  The other with county level detail (population over 250,000 only), and a more limited set of other variables. Please note a log-in is required to use this feature.


Suggested Citation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  National Center for Health Statistics. VitalStats.  /nchs/vitalstats.htm.  [Date of access].




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