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DOCUMENTATION TABLE 5

LIVE BIRTHS BY BIRTH WEIGHT AND RACE OF MOTHER AND INFANT DEATHS AND INFANT MORTALITY RATES BY AGE AT DEATH, BIRTH WEIGHT, AND RACE OF MOTHER FOR 10 MAJOR CAUSES OF INFANT DEATH: UNITED STATES, 1998 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)

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

RATE..

718.6479.9382.197.8238.8
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES(740-759).NUMBER. 6,2414,5323,4591,0731,709

RATE..

158.3115.087.827.243.4
PREMATURITY (765).........................NUMBER.. 4,0934,0423,9558752

RATE..

103.9102.5100.32.21.3
SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (798.0)
                                                            ..NUMBER
2,827183241592,644

RATE..

71.74.7.64.067.1
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (769)
                                                            ..NUMBER..
1,3061,22095726386

RATE..

33.130.924.36.72.2
MATERNAL COMPLICATIONS (761).NUMBER 1,3471,3411,323186

RATE..

34.234.033.6.5.2
COMPLICATIONS OF PLACENTA, ETC. (762)
                                                           ..NUMBER..
9519399093012

RATE..

24.123.823.1.8.3
ACCIDENTS (E800-E949) .................NUMBER.. 745834142662

RATE..

18.92.11.01.116.8
INFECTIONS (771) ............................NUMBER.. 81877234542747

RATE..

20.819.68.710.81.2
PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA (480-487)....
                                                            NUMBER..
440902565351

RATE..

11.22.3.61.68.9
HYPOXIA AND ASPHYXIA (768).......NUMBER 4564193506938

RATE..

11.610.68.91.71.0
ALL OTHER CAUSES.........................NUMBER.. 9,1015,2953,6741,6213,805

RATE..

230.9134.393.241.196.5

CAUSE OF DEATH, BIRTH WEIGHT, AND RACE OF MOTHER
  LIVE BIRTHSINFANT TOTAL NEONATALEARLY NEONATAL LATE NEONATAL POST- NEONATAL 
                      ALL RACES 1/,  
                 LESS THAN 2,500 GRAMS
ALL CAUSES.......................................NUMBER..299,20918,41015,11412,6432,4713,296

RATE..

6,153.05,051.34,225.6825.81,101.7
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES(740-759).NUMBER. 3,5812,9432,438505638

RATE..

1,196.9983.6814.8168.8213.3
PREMATURITY (765).........................NUMBER.. 3,9133,8633,7788650

RATE..

1,307.81,291.21,262.528.716.6
SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (798.0)
                                                            ..NUMBER
56039434521

RATE..

187.112.91.411.5174.2
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (769)
                                                            ..NUMBER..
1,2351,17092224766

RATE..

412.9390.9308.382.622.0
MATERNAL COMPLICATIONS (761).NUMBER 1,2551,2501,234165

RATE..

419.5417.8412.45.41.7
COMPLICATIONS OF PLACENTA, ETC. (762)
                                                           ..NUMBER..
808800776238

RATE..

270.0267.3259.57.82.7
ACCIDENTS (E800-E949) .................NUMBER.. 131241410106

RATE..

43.68.14.83.435.5
INFECTIONS (771) ............................NUMBER.. 68665229236033

RATE..

229.2218.097.7120.311.2
PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA (480-487)....
                                                            NUMBER..
198561937142

RATE..

66.118.76.212.547.4
HYPOXIA AND ASPHYXIA (768).......NUMBER 215210188215

RATE..

71.870.163.07.11.7
ALL OTHER CAUSES.........................NUMBER.. 5,8294,1072,9771,1301,722

RATE..

1,948.21,372.6995.0377.6575.5

CAUSE OF DEATH, BIRTH WEIGHT, AND RACE OF MOTHER
  LIVE BIRTHSINFANT TOTAL NEONATALEARLY NEONATAL LATE NEONATAL POST- NEONATAL 
                      ALL RACES 1/,  
                 2,500 GRAMS OR MORE
ALL CAUSES.......................................NUMBER..3,640,3249,5513,4482,0751,3746,103

RATE..

262.494.757.037.7167.6
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES(740-759).NUMBER. 2,6221,5549895661,068

RATE..

72.042.727.215.529.3
PREMATURITY (765).........................NUMBER.. 5858571-

RATE..

1.61.61.6.0-
SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (798.0)
                                                            ..NUMBER
2,266144191252,123

RATE..

62.33.9.53.458.3
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (769)
                                                            ..NUMBER..
6343281520

RATE..

1.71.2.8.4.6
MATERNAL COMPLICATIONS (761).NUMBER 33323021

RATE..

.9.9.8.1.0
COMPLICATIONS OF PLACENTA, ETC. (762)
                                                           ..NUMBER..
103999274

RATE..

2.82.72.5.2.1
ACCIDENTS (E800-E949) .................NUMBER.. 614592632555

RATE..

16.91.6.7.915.3
INFECTIONS (771) ............................NUMBER.. 129116526513

RATE..

3.63.21.41.8.4
PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA (480-487)....
                                                            NUMBER..
24233627209

RATE..

6.7.9.2.85.7
HYPOXIA AND ASPHYXIA (768).......NUMBER 2302001524730

RATE..

6.35.54.21.3.8
ALL OTHER CAUSES.........................NUMBER.. 3,1891,1106234862,079

RATE..

87.630.517.113.457.1

CAUSE OF DEATH, BIRTH WEIGHT, AND RACE OF MOTHER
  LIVE BIRTHSINFANT TOTAL NEONATALEARLY NEONATAL LATE NEONATAL POST- NEONATAL 
                          ALL RACES 1/,  
                 NOT STATED BIRTH WEIGHT
ALL CAUSES.......................................NUMBER..2,020364352343911

RATE..

17,999.817,448.416,996.7451.7551.4
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES(740-759).NUMBER. 38353323

RATE..

1,859.01,709.31,609.0100.2149.7
PREMATURITY (765).........................NUMBER.. 122120120-2

RATE..

6,057.95,958.25,958.2-99.7
SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (798.0)
                                                            ..NUMBER
111--

RATE..

51.551.551.5--
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (769)
                                                            ..NUMBER..
777--

RATE..

351.6351.6351.6--
MATERNAL COMPLICATIONS (761).NUMBER 585858--

RATE..

2,892.62,892.62,892.6--
COMPLICATIONS OF PLACENTA, ETC. (762)
                                                           ..NUMBER..
404040--

RATE..

1,984.71,984.71,984.7--
ACCIDENTS (E800-E949) .................NUMBER.. -----

RATE..

-----
INFECTIONS (771) ............................NUMBER.. 3312-

RATE..

150.7150.749.7101.0-
PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA (480-487)....
                                                            NUMBER..
-----

RATE..

-----
HYPOXIA AND ASPHYXIA (768).......NUMBER 1199-2

RATE..

555.8455.4455.4-100.3
ALL OTHER CAUSES.........................NUMBER.. 83797454

RATE..

4,096.13,894.53,643.9250.5201.7

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

RATE..

595.6395.6311.983.7200.0
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES(740-759).NUMBER. 4,8103,5232,7208031,287

RATE..

154.2113.087.225.741.3
PREMATURITY (765).........................NUMBER.. 2,2232,1902,1365433

RATE..

71.370.268.51.71.1
SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (798.0)
                                                            ..NUMBER
1,857126141111,732

RATE..

59.54.0.53.655.5
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (769)
                                                            ..NUMBER..
82177360516748

RATE..

26.324.819.45.41.5
MATERNAL COMPLICATIONS (761).NUMBER 838833823105

RATE..

26.926.726.4.3.2
COMPLICATIONS OF PLACENTA, ETC. (762)
                                                           ..NUMBER..
621612592209

RATE..

19.919.619.0.7.3
ACCIDENTS (E800-E949) .................NUMBER.. 511653133446

RATE..

16.42.11.01.114.3
INFECTIONS (771) ............................NUMBER.. 53450323027330

RATE..

17.116.17.48.81.0
PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA (480-487)....
                                                            NUMBER..
247621944184

RATE..

7.92.0.61.45.9
HYPOXIA AND ASPHYXIA (768).......NUMBER 3192942415225

RATE..

10.29.47.71.7.8
ALL OTHER CAUSES.........................NUMBER.. 5,7943,3572,3141,0432,437

RATE..

185.8107.674.233.478.1

CAUSE OF DEATH, BIRTH WEIGHT, AND RACE OF MOTHER
  LIVE BIRTHSINFANT TOTAL NEONATALEARLY NEONATAL LATE NEONATAL POST- NEONATAL 
                             WHITE,  
                 LESS THAN 2,500 GRAMS
ALL CAUSES.......................................NUMBER..203,88611,4389,5017,9251,5761,937

RATE..

5,610.04,660.03,886.8773.2950.0
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES(740-759).NUMBER. 2,7162,2721,909368444

RATE..

1,332.31,114.6936.2178.3217.7
PREMATURITY (765).........................NUMBER.. 2,1152,0832,0305431

RATE..

1,037.11,021.7995.526.315.4
SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (798.0)
                                                            ..NUMBER
30528127276

RATE..

149.413.9.513.4135.5
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (769)
                                                            ..NUMBER..
77273457915539

RATE..

378.9359.9283.976.118.9
MATERNAL COMPLICATIONS (761).NUMBER 78878377395

RATE..

386.3383.8379.44.52.5
COMPLICATIONS OF PLACENTA, ETC. (762)
                                                           ..NUMBER..
512507491165

RATE..

251.4248.9240.98.02.5
ACCIDENTS (E800-E949) .................NUMBER.. 761911857

RATE..

37.39.55.54.027.8
INFECTIONS (771) ............................NUMBER.. 42940918622420

RATE..

210.6200.791.0109.79.9
PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA (480-487)....
                                                            NUMBER..
10438142466

RATE..

50.918.56.611.932.3
HYPOXIA AND ASPHYXIA (768).......NUMBER 132129116133

RATE..

64.663.156.76.41.5
ALL OTHER CAUSES.........................NUMBER.. 3,4892,4981,816683991

RATE..

1,711.31,225.4890.6334.8485.9

CAUSE OF DEATH, BIRTH WEIGHT, AND RACE OF MOTHER
  LIVE BIRTHSINFANT TOTAL NEONATALEARLY NEONATAL LATE NEONATAL POST- NEONATAL 
                            WHITE,  
                 2,500 GRAMS OR MORE
ALL CAUSES.......................................NUMBER..2,913,6436,9342,6421,6111,0314,292

RATE..

238.090.755.335.4147.3
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES(740-759).NUMBER. 2,0641,224786438840

RATE..

70.842.027.015.028.8
PREMATURITY (765).........................NUMBER.. 404040--

RATE..

1.41.41.4--
SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (798.0)
                                                            ..NUMBER
1,5539713841,455

RATE..

53.33.3.42.949.9
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (769)
                                                            ..NUMBER..
453624129

RATE..

1.51.2.8.4.3
MATERNAL COMPLICATIONS (761).NUMBER 2323221-

RATE..

.8.8.7.0-
COMPLICATIONS OF PLACENTA, ETC. (762)
                                                           ..NUMBER..
82787444

RATE..

2.82.72.5.1.1
ACCIDENTS (E800-E949) .................NUMBER.. 435462025390

RATE..

14.91.6.7.913.4
INFECTIONS (771) ............................NUMBER.. 10393445010

RATE..

3.53.21.51.7.3
PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA (480-487)....
                                                            NUMBER..
14324519119

RATE..

4.9.8.2.74.1
HYPOXIA AND ASPHYXIA (768).......NUMBER 1791581193921

RATE..

6.25.44.11.4.7
ALL OTHER CAUSES.........................NUMBER.. 2,2668234653581,443

RATE..

77.828.216.012.349.5

CAUSE OF DEATH, BIRTH WEIGHT, AND RACE OF MOTHER
  LIVE BIRTHSINFANT TOTAL NEONATALEARLY NEONATAL LATE NEONATAL POST- NEONATAL 
                                 WHITE,  
                 NOT STATED BIRTH WEIGHT
ALL CAUSES.......................................NUMBER..1,19820419519149

RATE..

17,020.416,262.415,925.0337.5758.0
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES(740-759).NUMBER. 29262513

RATE..

2,455.52,203.12,119.383.8252.4
PREMATURITY (765).........................NUMBER.. 696767-2

RATE..

5,726.75,558.65,558.6-168.1
SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (798.0)
                                                            ..NUMBER
-----

RATE..

-----
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (769)
                                                            ..NUMBER..
333--

RATE..

256.3256.3256.3--
MATERNAL COMPLICATIONS (761).NUMBER 282828--

RATE..

2,313.42,313.42,313.4--
COMPLICATIONS OF PLACENTA, ETC. (762)
                                                           ..NUMBER..
272727--

RATE..

2,249.72,249.72,249.7--
ACCIDENTS (E800-E949) .................NUMBER.. -----

RATE..

-----
INFECTIONS (771) ............................NUMBER.. 111--

RATE..

83.883.883.8--
PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA (480-487)....
                                                            NUMBER..
-----

RATE..

-----
HYPOXIA AND ASPHYXIA (768).......NUMBER 877-1

RATE..

680.8597.3597.3-83.5
ALL OTHER CAUSES.........................NUMBER.. 39363333

RATE..

3,254.23,000.22,746.6253.6254.0

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

RATE..

1,380.3935.9761.8174.1444.4
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES(740-759).NUMBER. 1,099771564206329

RATE..

180.2126.492.533.853.9
PREMATURITY (765).........................NUMBER.. 1,6931,6751,6443118

RATE..

277.6274.6269.55.13.0
SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (798.0)
                                                            ..NUMBER
84146738796

RATE..

138.07.51.26.3130.5
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (769)
                                                            ..NUMBER..
4384023158736

RATE..

71.965.951.614.36.0
MATERNAL COMPLICATIONS (761).NUMBER 44744644061

RATE..

73.373.172.11.0.2
COMPLICATIONS OF PLACENTA, ETC. (762)
                                                           ..NUMBER..
29729428593

RATE..

48.748.246.71.5.5
ACCIDENTS (E800-E949) .................NUMBER.. 2061486192

RATE..

33.82.31.31.031.5
INFECTIONS (771) ............................NUMBER.. 25023610013514

RATE..

41.038.616.522.22.3
PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA (480-487)....
                                                            NUMBER..
15623518133

RATE..

25.63.8.83.021.8
HYPOXIA AND ASPHYXIA (768).......NUMBER 113102871511

RATE..

18.616.814.32.51.8
ALL OTHER CAUSES.........................NUMBER.. 2,8771,7001,1915091,177

RATE..

471.7278.7195.383.4193.0

CAUSE OF DEATH, BIRTH WEIGHT, AND RACE OF MOTHER
  LIVE BIRTHSINFANT TOTAL NEONATALEARLY NEONATAL LATE NEONATAL POST- NEONATAL 
                                 BLACK,  
                 LESS THAN 2,500 GRAMS
ALL CAUSES.......................................NUMBER..79,7726,1714,9594,1637961,212

RATE..

7,735.86,217.05,219.2997.81,518.7
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES(740-759).NUMBER. 678523406117156

RATE..

850.5655.5508.4147.0195.1
PREMATURITY (765).........................NUMBER.. 1,6361,6181,5863118

RATE..

2,050.72,027.91,988.739.222.8
SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (798.0)
                                                            ..NUMBER
242927233

RATE..

303.311.52.68.9291.8
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (769)
                                                            ..NUMBER..
4173913078426

RATE..

522.7489.8384.4105.432.9
MATERNAL COMPLICATIONS (761).NUMBER 4144144095-

RATE..

519.0519.0512.76.4-
COMPLICATIONS OF PLACENTA, ETC. (762)
                                                           ..NUMBER..
27026726073

RATE..

338.1334.3325.38.93.8
ACCIDENTS (E800-E949) .................NUMBER.. 5243148

RATE..

64.65.13.81.359.6
INFECTIONS (771) ............................NUMBER.. 2292189412311

RATE..

286.6272.7118.2154.414.0
PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA (480-487)....
                                                            NUMBER..
801541165

RATE..

100.219.05.114.081.2
HYPOXIA AND ASPHYXIA (768).......NUMBER 68665882

RATE..

85.182.672.410.12.5
ALL OTHER CAUSES.........................NUMBER.. 2,0861,4361,035401650

RATE..

2,614.91,799.71,297.5502.3815.1

CAUSE OF DEATH, BIRTH WEIGHT, AND RACE OF MOTHER
  LIVE BIRTHSINFANT TOTAL NEONATALEARLY NEONATAL LATE NEONATAL POST- NEONATAL 
                                 BLACK,  
                 2,500 GRAMS OR MORE
ALL CAUSES.......................................NUMBER..529,8162,1216243582661,498

RATE..

400.4117.767.550.2282.7
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES(740-759).NUMBER. 41724415589173

RATE..

78.746.029.216.832.7
PREMATURITY (765).........................NUMBER.. 121212--

RATE..

2.22.22.2--
SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (798.0)
                                                            ..NUMBER
59835431563

RATE..

113.06.7.85.9106.3
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (769)
                                                            ..NUMBER..
1774310

RATE..

3.31.4.8.61.9
MATERNAL COMPLICATIONS (761).NUMBER 76511

RATE..

1.31.21.0.2.2
COMPLICATIONS OF PLACENTA, ETC. (762)
                                                           ..NUMBER..
1515132-

RATE..

2.92.92.5.4-
ACCIDENTS (E800-E949) .................NUMBER.. 1551055144

RATE..

29.21.91.01.027.3
INFECTIONS (771) ............................NUMBER.. 21186123

RATE..

4.03.41.12.3.6
PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA (480-487)....
                                                            NUMBER..
7681768

RATE..

14.31.5.21.312.8
HYPOXIA AND ASPHYXIA (768).......NUMBER 42342778

RATE..

8.06.55.11.31.5
ALL OTHER CAUSES.........................NUMBER.. 761234126108527

RATE..

143.644.123.720.499.5

CAUSE OF DEATH, BIRTH WEIGHT, AND RACE OF MOTHER
  LIVE BIRTHSINFANT TOTAL NEONATALEARLY NEONATAL LATE NEONATAL POST- NEONATAL 
                                 BLACK,  
                 NOT STATED BIRTH WEIGHT
ALL CAUSES.......................................NUMBER..314126125125-1

RATE..

40,132.839,805.839,805.8-327.0
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES(740-759).NUMBER. 444--

RATE..

1,296.01,296.01,296.0--
PREMATURITY (765).........................NUMBER.. 464646--

RATE..

14,516.514,516.514,516.5--
SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (798.0)
                                                            ..NUMBER
111--

RATE..

331.1331.1331.1--
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (769)
                                                            ..NUMBER..
444--

RATE..

1,284.41,284.41,284.4--
MATERNAL COMPLICATIONS (761).NUMBER 262626--

RATE..

8,163.08,163.08,163.0--
COMPLICATIONS OF PLACENTA, ETC. (762)
                                                           ..NUMBER..
121212--

RATE..

3,859.63,859.63,859.6--
ACCIDENTS (E800-E949) .................NUMBER.. -----

RATE..

-----
INFECTIONS (771) ............................NUMBER.. -----

RATE..

-----
PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA (480-487)....
                                                            NUMBER..
-----

RATE..

-----
HYPOXIA AND ASPHYXIA (768).......NUMBER 322-1

RATE..

977.9650.9650.9-327.0
ALL OTHER CAUSES.........................NUMBER.. 303030--

RATE..

9,704.49,704.49,704.4--

       1/    INCLUDES RACES OTHER THAN WHITE AND BLACK
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