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DOCUMENTATION TABLE 3

LIVE BIRTHS, INFANT DEATHS, AND INFANT MORTALITY RATES BY BIRTH WEIGHT, RACE OF MOTHER, AND GESTATIONAL AGE:

UNITED STATES, 1998 PERIOD DATA
(INFANT DEATHS WEIGHTED)
(RATES ARE PER 1000 LIVE BIRTHS)

BIRTH WEIGHTGESTATION
TOTAL<28
WEEKS
28-31
WEEKS
32-35
WEEKS
36
WEEKS
37-39
WEEKS
40
WEEKS
41
WEEKS
42 WEEKS
OR MORE
NOT
STATED
ALL RACES 1/
TOTAL
LIVE BIRTHS3,941,55329,03747,486212,210163,5421,859,198853,416443,502292,76640,396
INFANT DEATHS28,32511,8742,2392,5341,0905,6371,8981,163952937
INF. MORT. RATE7.2408.947.211.96.73.02.22.63.323.2
LESS THAN 2,500 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS299,20927,95935,73399,13433,58875,88211,4555,3546,3933,711
INFANT DEATHS18,41011,8502,1571,8635081,128207143145409
INF. MORT. RATE61.5423.860.418.815.114.918.126.722.7110.2
LESS THAN 500 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS6,3495,921218123133--179
INFANT DEATHS5,5125,22314212271--124
INF. MORT. RATE868.2882.1651.31027.5678.4555.3333.3--695.5
500-749 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS11,0419,3331,3071261913-26235
INFANT DEATHS5,3624,81137538112--4121
INF. MORT. RATE485.7515.5287.1298.1589.4155.0--668.9515.6
750-999 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS11,7167,0423,75150142113481917183
INFANT DEATHS1,8441,317401606763341
INF. MORT. RATE157.4187.0106.9119.6145.663.4127.6158.5183.4224.8
1,000-1,249 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS13,2383,1357,0702,131153326984882195
INFANT DEATHS946305418134192872528
INF. MORT. RATE71.597.359.262.8126.184.472.942.161.8142.9
1,250-1,499 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS15,3898618,0514,79740866214677142245
INFANT DEATHS769853272323055661019
INF. MORT. RATE50.098.640.648.472.582.541.878.871.376.4
1,500-1,999 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS59,01498811,22431,5065,0357,191989548806727
INFANT DEATHS1,6938336167812629047363636
INF. MORT. RATE28.783.832.221.525.040.347.366.544.349.5
2,000-2,499 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS182,4626794,11260,06127,92867,56410,1714,6605,3401,947
INFANT DEATHS2,28426132708314740140968739
INF. MORT. RATE12.538.832.211.811.310.913.820.516.320.2
2,500-2,999 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS650,0061,0784,25153,70459,439362,59988,98238,92934,7726,252
INFANT DEATHS3,15124353733221,58535121419452
INF. MORT. RATE4.822.78.27.05.44.43.95.55.68.4
3,000-3,499 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS1,458,017-4,95537,73847,946772,992321,158152,255106,98713,986
INFANT DEATHS3,711-342081841,80769239633852
INF. MORT. RATE2.5-6.85.53.82.32.22.63.23.7
3,500-3,999 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS1,136,056-2,54717,15217,886501,416314,195170,344101,96110,555
INFANT DEATHS2,008-14655986547028521139
INF. MORT. RATE1.8-5.63.83.31.71.51.72.13.7
4,000-4,499 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS335,215--3,7963,902125,268100,00363,77135,2683,207
INFANT DEATHS550--1982101481005212
INF. MORT. RATE1.6--5.12.11.71.51.61.53.8
4,500-4,999 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS54,827--58667918,68916,01011,6616,637565
INFANT DEATHS106--18332523105
INF. MORT. RATE1.9--1.711.91.71.62.01.59.3
5,000 GRAMS OR MORE
LIVE BIRTHS6,203--1001022,3521,6131,188748100
INFANT DEATHS27--5-104223
INF. MORT. RATE4.3--50.5-4.42.51.72.731.4
NOT STATED
LIVE BIRTHS2,020--------2,020
INFANT DEATHS364--------364
INF. MORT. RATE180.0--------180.0

BIRTH WEIGHTGESTATION
TOTAL<28
WEEKS
28-31
WEEKS
32-35
WEEKS
36
WEEKS
37-39
WEEKS
40
WEEKS
41
WEEKS
42 WEEKS
OR MORE
NOT
STATED
WHITE
TOTAL
LIVE BIRTHS3,118,72717,02031,415152,717123,1321,470,983693,703364,840234,99629,921
INFANT DEATHS18,5757,0151,4371,7587314,0921,387881690585
INF. MORT. RATE6.0412.245.811.55.92.82.02.42.919.5
LESS THAN 2,500 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS203,88616,40923,76070,44023,56151,6987,6973,5414,3252,455
INFANT DEATHS11,4387,0001,3871,281329808152108108266
INF. MORT. RATE56.1426.658.418.214.015.619.730.424.9108.1
LESS THAN 500 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS3,5023,2491297272--106
INFANT DEATHS3,0622,88982717---76
INF. MORT. RATE874.5889.2638.21037.1500.01031.3---713.9
500-749 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS6,5105,41482190710-26160
INFANT DEATHS3,2652,9272173051--481
INF. MORT. RATE501.6540.6264.0338.2735.3101.5--668.9507.7
750-999 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS7,3604,3622,3733372781341513118
INFANT DEATHS1,220874255484543225
INF. MORT. RATE165.7200.3107.6141.8150.963.1120.1200.8157.6208.6
1,000-1,249 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS8,6701,9344,6801,438108227603253138
INFANT DEATHS62119427090142262319
INF. MORT. RATE71.6100.257.762.9131.898.9102.563.157.5135.0
1,250-1,499 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS10,2524935,3813,269280436915687159
INFANT DEATHS52050216167213733616
INF. MORT. RATE50.7102.040.251.076.685.833.454.570.197.9
1,500-1,999 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS40,8025487,80422,1353,4724,849654343521476
INFANT DEATHS1,153482484668219935252524
INF. MORT. RATE28.387.931.721.123.741.053.073.748.950.0
2,000-2,499 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS126,7904092,57243,16419,66546,0886,8563,0933,6451,298
INFANT DEATHS1,5971899472201536104746726
INF. MORT. RATE12.644.638.510.910.211.615.124.018.420.0
2,500-2,999 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS465,4946112,49938,89144,322259,51863,01127,90824,5424,192
INFANT DEATHS2,16215182642191,08224715512735
INF. MORT. RATE4.625.07.46.84.94.23.95.55.28.3
3,000-3,499 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS1,140,741-3,29126,96337,200607,353252,252120,19283,19110,299
INFANT DEATHS2,691-211451251,33947929824736
INF. MORT. RATE2.4-6.55.43.42.21.92.53.03.5
3,500-3,999 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS958,968-1,86512,90114,247424,219266,592145,09385,5178,534
INFANT DEATHS1,546-10524366736322515828
INF. MORT. RATE1.6-5.44.03.01.61.41.61.93.3
4,000-4,499 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS294,403--2,9803,181109,81788,36956,50030,8722,684
INFANT DEATHS436--126166122754411
INF. MORT. RATE1.5--4.11.91.51.41.31.44.2
4,500-4,999 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS48,687--46954216,38414,37610,5525,887477
INFANT DEATHS77---822211843
INF. MORT. RATE1.6---14.91.41.51.7.76.8
5,000 GRAMS OR MORE
LIVE BIRTHS5,350--73791,9941,4061,05466282
INFANT DEATHS21--4-74222
INF. MORT. RATE4.0--55.3-3.62.91.93.125.2
NOT STATED
LIVE BIRTHS1,198--------1,198
INFANT DEATHS204--------204
INF. MORT. RATE170.2--------170.2

BIRTH WEIGHTGESTATION
TOTAL<28
WEEKS
28-31
WEEKS
32-35
WEEKS
36
WEEKS
37-39
WEEKS
40
WEEKS
41
WEEKS
42 WEEKS
OR MORE
NOT
STATED
BLACK
TOTAL
LIVE BIRTHS609,90210,89913,98848,95431,932282,824114,88857,50043,9314,986
INFANT DEATHS8,4184,3836986582961,263415212218275
INF. MORT. RATE13.8402.249.913.49.34.53.63.75.055.1
LESS THAN 2,500 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS79,77210,47710,50124,0938,13819,3423,1401,4861,759836
INFANT DEATHS6,1714,375672494141271402734115
INF. MORT. RATE77.4417.664.020.517.414.012.918.419.0137.8
LESS THAN 500 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS2,5832,438823-51--54
INFANT DEATHS2,2232,128533--1--37
INF. MORT. RATE860.5872.8652.41012.0--1000.0--690.6
500-749 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS4,1273,57744430103---63
INFANT DEATHS1,8941,703144641---36
INF. MORT. RATE458.9476.1324.8203.5400.9333.3---569.5
750-999 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS3,8612,4061,2251271326124444
INFANT DEATHS53537912610122-113
INF. MORT. RATE138.6157.7103.079.478.679.0170.4-267.5303.8
1,000-1,249 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS4,0171,0762,107598388435152539
INFANT DEATHS2849912740541-17
INF. MORT. RATE70.892.060.267.5133.148.328.6-40.2182.9
1,250-1,499 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS4,4323322,3551,27910519244174959
INFANT DEATHS2173198577142242
INF. MORT. RATE48.991.941.644.267.873.846.6118.882.335.3
1,500-1,999 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS15,3834002,9377,9601,2641,953298170240161
INFANT DEATHS4462897173337791099
INF. MORT. RATE29.070.933.121.726.439.330.559.738.256.6
2,000-2,499 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS45,3692481,35114,0966,70817,0792,7501,2801,441416
INFANT DEATHS5727262059117325151810
INF. MORT. RATE12.628.519.514.613.510.19.211.812.624.9
2,500-2,999 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS141,1464221,51412,09311,92777,69519,5648,5338,3041,094
INFANT DEATHS815812938742083406111
INF. MORT. RATE5.819.48.07.77.35.44.24.77.310.3
3,000-3,499 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS230,937-1,4218,6888,410119,13549,68023,72418,2671,612
INFANT DEATHS824-105053371176787512
INF. MORT. RATE3.6-7.15.76.33.13.53.34.17.6
3,500-3,999 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS125,007-5523,3372,83854,15833,31917,88612,050867
INFANT DEATHS371-312131608847418
INF. MORT. RATE3.0-5.53.64.72.92.62.63.49.3
4,000-4,499 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS27,972--62850910,6337,9295,0592,993221
INFANT DEATHS83--723023164-
INF. MORT. RATE3.0--11.34.02.83.03.21.4-
4,500-4,999 GRAMS
LIVE BIRTHS4,170--96911,6131,10972150733
INFANT DEATHS22--1-84441
INF. MORT. RATE5.3--10.6-5.03.65.78.030.3
5,000 GRAMS OR MORE
LIVE BIRTHS584--191924814791519
INFANT DEATHS5--1-3---1
INF. MORT. RATE8.8--53.3-12.2---118.9
NOT STATED
LIVE BIRTHS314--------314
INFANT DEATHS126--------126
INF. MORT. RATE401.3--------401.3

1/  INCLUDES RACES OTHER THAN WHITE AND BLACK
-   DATA NOT AVAILABLE.

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