QuickStats: Average Infant Mortality Rate,* by Month — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2010–2014
Weekly / November 18, 2016 / 65(45);1281
Article MetricsViews equals page views plus PDF downloads
* Infant mortality rate = number of deaths of infants aged <1 year per 1,000 live births.
During 2010–2014, the infant mortality rate averaged approximately 6.00 infant deaths per 1,000 live births each month. The infant mortality rate peaked in February and April at approximately 6.30 and was lowest from July to September with approximately 5.71 infant deaths per 1,000 live births.
Source: CDC/NCHS, National Vital Statistics System, 2010–2014, Mortality and Births. CDC Wonder online database. http://wonder.cdc.gov/ucd-icd10.html and http://wonder.cdc.gov/natality.html.
Reported by: Lee Anne Flagg, PhD, email@example.com, 301-458-4699; Arialdi Minino, MPH.
Suggested citation for this article: QuickStats: Average Infant Mortality Rate, by Month — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2010–2014. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:1281. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6545a11.
Use of trade names and commercial sources is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services.
References to non-CDC sites on the Internet are provided as a service to MMWR readers and do not constitute or imply endorsement of these organizations or their programs by CDC or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CDC is not responsible for the content of pages found at these sites. URL addresses listed in MMWR were current as of the date of publication.
All HTML versions of MMWR articles are generated from final proofs through an automated process. This conversion might result in character translation or format errors in the HTML version. Users are referred to the electronic PDF version (https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr) and/or the original MMWR paper copy for printable versions of official text, figures, and tables.
Questions or messages regarding errors in formatting should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Page last reviewed: August 14, 2017
- Page last updated: August 14, 2017
- Content source: