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DOCUMENTATION TABLE 4

LIVE BIRTHS, INFANT DEATHS, AND INFANT MORTALITY RATES BY BIRTH WEIGHT, RACE OF MOTHER, AND AGE AT DEATH: UNITED STATES, 1998 PERIOD DATA
(INFANT DEATHS WEIGHTED)
(INFANT DEATHS ARE UNDER 1 YEAR.  NEONATAL DEATHS ARE UNDER 28 DAYS;  EARLY NEONATAL, 0-6 DAYS; LATE NEONATAL, 7-27 DAYS; AND POSTNEONATAL, 28 DAYS THROUGH 11 MONTHS)

(RATES ARE PER 1000 LIVE BIRTHS)

BIRTH WEIGHT AND RACE OF MOTHER
  LIVE BIRTHSINFANT TOTAL NEONATALEARLY NEONATAL LATE NEONATAL POST- NEONATAL 
ALL RACES 1/
TOTAL (ALL  BIRTHS WEIGHTS)...NUMBER..3,941,55328,32518,91515,0613,8539,410

                                                             RATE..

7.24.83.81.02.4
LESS THAN 2,500 GRAMS ...........NUMBER..299,20918,41015,11412,6432,4713,296

                                                            RATE..

61.550.542.38.311.0
LESS THAN 500 GRAMS...............NUMBER..6,3495,5125,4205,25916292

                                                            RATE..

868.2853.7828.225.414.5
500-749 GRAMS............................NUMBER..11,0415,3624,6933,824869669

                                                            RATE..

485.7425.1346.378.760.6
750-999 GRAMS............................NUMBER..11,7161,8441,433970464411

                                                            RATE..

157.4122.382.839.635.1
1,000-1,249 GRAMS......................NUMBER..13,238946694500194252

                                                            RATE..

71.552.437.814.719.0
1,250-1,499 GRAMS......................NUMBER..15,389769549406143220

                                                             RATE..

50.035.726.49.314.3
1,500-1,999 GRAMS......................NUMBER..59,0141,6931,097824273596

                                                            RATE..

28.718.614.04.610.1
2,000-2,499 GRAMS......................NUMBER..182,4622,2841,2278603661,057

                                                            RATE..

12.56.74.72.05.8
2,500-2,999 GRAMS......................NUMBER..650,0063,1511,1967194771,954

                                                            RATE..

4.81.81.1.73.0
3,000-3,499 GRAMS......................NUMBER..1,458,0173,7111,2697355342,442

                                                             RATE..

2.5.9.5.41.7
3,500-3,999 GRAMS......................NUMBER..1,136,0562,0086834182651,325

                                                            RATE..

1.8.6.4.21.2
4,000-4,499 GRAMS......................NUMBER..335,21555021813286332

                                                            RATE..

1.6.6.4.31.0
4,500-4,999 GRAMS......................NUMBER..54,8271066253944

                                                             RATE..

1.91.11.0.2.8
5,000 GRAMS OR MORE..............NUMBER..6,20327201736

                                                             RATE..

4.33.32.8.51.0
NOT STATED..............................NUMBER..2,020364352343911

                                                            RATE..

180.0174.5170.04.55.5

BIRTH WEIGHT AND RACE OF MOTHER
  LIVE BIRTHSINFANT TOTAL NEONATALEARLY NEONATAL LATE NEONATAL POST- NEONATAL 
WHITE
TOTAL (ALL  BIRTHS WEIGHTS)...NUMBER..3,118,72718,57512,3389,7272,6116,238

                                                               RATE..

6.04.03.1.82.0
LESS THAN 2,500 GRAMS ...........NUMBER..203,88611,4389,5017,9251,5761,937

                                                               RATE..

56.146.638.97.79.5
LESS THAN 500 GRAMS...............NUMBER..3,5023,0623,0152,9229348

                                                              RATE..

874.5860.8834.326.513.6
500-749 GRAMS............................NUMBER..6,5103,2652,9052,406498361

                                                              RATE..

501.6446.2369.676.555.4
750-999 GRAMS............................NUMBER..7,3601,220990671319230

                                                              RATE..

165.7134.591.243.431.2
1,000-1,249 GRAMS......................NUMBER..8,670621485354131136

                                                             RATE..

71.656.040.815.215.7
1,250-1,499 GRAMS......................NUMBER..10,25252038529689135

                                                            RATE..

50.737.628.98.713.1
1,500-1,999 GRAMS......................NUMBER..40,8021,153799618181354

                                                             RATE..

28.319.615.14.48.7
2,000-2,499 GRAMS......................NUMBER..126,7901,597922658264674

                                                             RATE..

12.67.35.22.15.3
2,500-2,999 GRAMS......................NUMBER..465,4942,1628695423271,294

                                                             RATE..

4.61.91.2.72.8
3,000-3,499 GRAMS......................NUMBER..1,140,7412,6919715694021,721

                                                             RATE..

2.4.9.5.41.5
3,500-3,999 GRAMS......................NUMBER..958,9681,546560343218986

                                                             RATE..

1.6.6.4.21.0
4,000-4,499 GRAMS......................NUMBER..294,40343618210874253

                                                             RATE..

1.5.6.4.3.9
4,500-4,999 GRAMS......................NUMBER..48,687774538732

                                                             RATE..

1.6.9.8.1.7
5,000 GRAMS OR MORE..............NUMBER..5,35021151236

                                                             RATE..

4.02.92.3.61.1
NOT STATED..............................NUMBER..1,19820419519149

                                                             RATE..

170.2162.6159.23.47.6

BIRTH WEIGHT AND RACE OF MOTHER
  LIVE BIRTHSINFANT TOTAL NEONATALEARLY NEONATAL LATE NEONATAL POST- NEONATAL 
BLACK
TOTAL (ALL  BIRTHS WEIGHTS)...NUMBER..609,9028,4185,7084,6461,0622,710

                                                                RATE..

13.89.47.61.74.4
LESS THAN 2,500 GRAMS ...........NUMBER..79,7726,1714,9594,1637961,212

                                                             RATE..

77.462.252.210.015.2
LESS THAN 500 GRAMS...............NUMBER..2,5832,2232,1842,1206538

                                                             RATE..

860.5845.6820.625.014.9
500-749 GRAMS............................NUMBER..4,1271,8941,6111,271340283

                                                             RATE..

458.9390.4307.982.568.5
750-999 GRAMS............................NUMBER..3,861535372249123163

                                                             RATE..

138.696.464.531.942.2
1,000-1,249 GRAMS......................NUMBER..4,01728417411955110

                                                             RATE..

70.843.429.613.827.4
1,250-1,499 GRAMS......................NUMBER..4,432217141914976

                                                             RATE..

48.931.720.611.217.1
1,500-1,999 GRAMS......................NUMBER..15,38344623415678212

                                                             RATE..

29.015.210.15.113.8
2,000-2,499 GRAMS......................NUMBER..45,36957224315885329

                                                             RATE..

12.65.43.51.97.2
2,500-2,999 GRAMS......................NUMBER..141,146815250141109565

                                                             RATE..

5.81.81.0.84.0
3,000-3,499 GRAMS......................NUMBER..230,937824235124111589

                                                             RATE..

3.61.0.5.52.6
3,500-3,999 GRAMS......................NUMBER..125,007371945836277

                                                             RATE..

3.0.8.5.32.2
4,000-4,499 GRAMS......................NUMBER..27,972832517858

                                                             RATE..

3.0.9.6.32.1
4,500-4,999 GRAMS......................NUMBER..4,17022141318

                                                             RATE..

5.33.43.2.21.9
5,000 GRAMS OR MORE..............NUMBER..584555--

                                                             RATE..

8.88.88.8--
NOT STATED..............................NUMBER..314126125125-1

                                                             RATE..

401.3398.1398.1-3.3

1/   INCLUDES RACES OTHER THAN WHITE AND BLACK

This page last reviewed: Thursday, January 28, 2016
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