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DOCUMENTATION TABLE 6

UNLINKED INFANT DEATHS BY RACE, AGE AT DEATH, AND STATE OF RESIDENCE:
UNITED STATES, PUERTO RICO,  VIRGIN ISLANDS, GUAM -- 1998 PERIOD DATA
(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)

(DATA IN THIS TABLE IS FOR INFANT DEATHS IN 1998 THAT ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE  LINKED FILE BECAUSE THEY WERE NOT LINKED WITH THEIR CORRESPONDING BIRTH CERTIFICATES.  SEE METHODOLOGY SECTION.  RESIDENCE IS OF INFANT DECEDENT;  RACE IS FROM DEATH CERTIFICATE.)

AREA AND RACE OF CHILD 1/

INFANT

TOTAL
NEONATAL 
EARLY
NEONATAL
LATE
NEONATAL
POST-
NEONATAL 
UNITED STATES  2/........................................... 467 341 306 35 126

     WHITE............................................................

320 230 207 23 90
     BLACK............................................................ 128 99 87 12 29
ALABAMA........................................................... 2 1 - 1 1
     WHITE............................................................ 2 1 - - -
     BLACK............................................................. - - - - -
ALASKA............................................................... 1 - - - 1
     WHITE............................................................ 1 - - - 1
     BLACK............................................................. - - - - -
ARIZONA............................................................. 14 4 4 - 10
     WHITE............................................................ 11 4 4 - 7
     BLACK............................................................ 1 - - - 1
ARKANSAS........................................................... 7 5 4 1 2
     WHITE............................................................ 7 5 4 1 2
     BLACK............................................................ - - - - -
CALIFORNIA....................................................... 113 96 85 11 17
     WHITE........................................................... 80 67 56 11 13
      BLACK.......................................................... 26 24 24 - 2
COLORADO........................................................ 1 - - - 1
     WHITE........................................................... 1 - - - 1
      BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
CONNECTICUT................................................. 1 1 1 - -
     WHITE......................................................... 1 1 1 - -
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
DELAWARE...................................................... - - - - -
     WHITE.......................................................... - - - - -
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA................................ 1 - - - 1
     WHITE........................................................... - - - - -
     BLACK........................................................... 1 - - - 1
FLORIDA............................................................ 4 - - - 4
     WHITE.......................................................... 2 - - - 2
     BLACK.......................................................... 2 - - - 2
GEORGIA........................................................... - - - - -
     WHITE......................................................... - - - - -
     BLACK......................................................... - - - - -
HAWAII............................................................ 1 - - - -
     WHITE......................................................... 1 - - - -
     BLACK......................................................... - - - - -
IDAHO.............................................................. 3 1 1 - 2
     WHITE......................................................... 3 1 1 - 2
     BLACK......................................................... - - - - -
ILLINOIS........................................................... 19 13 9 4 6
     WHITE......................................................... 10 7 6 1 3
     BLACK......................................................... 8 5 2 3 3
INDIANA........................................................... 10 10 8 2 -
     WHITE......................................................... 5 5 5 - -
     BLACK.......................................................... 4 4 2 2 -
IOWA................................................................. 1 1 1 - -
     WHITE.......................................................... 1 1 1 - -
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
KANSAS.............................................................. 1 1 1 - -
     WHITE........................................................... 1 1 1 - -
    BLACK............................................................ - - - - -
KENTUCKY....................................................... 7 7 7 - -
     WHITE.......................................................... 5 5 5 - -
     BLACK.......................................................... 2 2 2 - -
LOUISIANA....................................................... 8 7 7 - 1
     WHITE......................................................... 2 2 2 - -
     BLACK.......................................................... 6 5 5 - 1
MAINE............................................................... 2 2 2 - -
     WHITE......................................................... 2 2 2 - -
     BLACK......................................................... - - - - -
MARYLAND..................................................... 8 2 2 - 6
     WHITE......................................................... 3 - - - 3
     BLACK.......................................................... 5 2 2 - 3
MASSACHUSETTS............................................. 9 8 7 1 1
     WHITE.......................................................... 6 6 5 1 -
     BLACK.......................................................... 3 2 2 - 1
MICHIGAN........................................................ 14 10 9 1 4
     WHITE......................................................... 5 2 2 - 3
     BLACK.......................................................... 9 8 7 1 1
MINNESOTA..................................................... - - - - -
     WHITE......................................................... - - - - -
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
MISSISSIPPI....................................................... 1 - - - 1
     WHITE......................................................... 1 - - - 1
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
MISSOURI.......................................................... 12 8 8 - 4
     WHITE......................................................... 6 3 3 - 3
     BLACK......................................................... 6 5 5 - 1
MONTANA....................................................... 1 - - - 1
     WHITE......................................................... 1 - - - 1
     BLACK......................................................... - - - - -
NEBRASKA....................................................... - - - - -
    WHITE.......................................................... - - - - -
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
NEVADA............................................................ 9 4 3 1 5
     WHITE......................................................... 8 4 3 1 4
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
NEW HAMPSHIRE............................................. 1 - - - 1
     WHITE.......................................................... 1 - - - 1
     BLACK........................................................... - - - - -
NEW JERSEY...................................................... 14 11 11 - 3
     WHITE.......................................................... 7 6 6 - 1
     BLACK.......................................................... 7 5 5 - 2
NEW MEXICO.................................................... 10 8 7 1 2
     WHITE........................................................... 6 4 3 1 2
     BLACK........................................................... 2 2 2 - -
NEW YORK........................................................ 15 7 6 1 8
     WHITE........................................................... 12 5 5 - 7
     BLACK........................................................... 3 2 1 1 1
NEW YORK CITY............................................. 17 8 8 - 9
     WHITE......................................................... 9 5 5 - 4
     BLACK......................................................... 8 3 3 - 5
NORTH CAROLINA.......................................... 3 - - - 3
     WHITE.......................................................... 2 - - - 2
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
NORTH DAKOTA............................................. - - - - -
     WHITE.......................................................... - - - - -
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
OHIO.................................................................. 56 44 40 4 12
     WHITE.......................................................... 43 32 29 3 11
     BLACK.......................................................... 13 12 11 1 1
OKLAHOMA....................................................... 27 25 23 2 2
     WHITE........................................................... 19 18 17 1 1
     BLACK........................................................... 5 5 4 1 -
OREGON.............................................................. 1 - - - 1
     WHITE........................................................... 1 - - - 1
     BLACK............................................................ - - - - -
PENNSYLVANIA................................................. 16 11 10 1 5
     WHITE........................................................... 8 6 6 - 2
     BLACK........................................................... 7 4 3 1 3
RHODE ISLAND................................................. - - - - -
     WHITE........................................................... - - - - -
     BLACK........................................................... - - - - -
SOUTH CAROLINA............................................ - - - - -
     WHITE.......................................................... - - - - --
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
SOUTH DAKOTA.............................................. - - - - -
     WHITE.......................................................... - - - - -
     BLACK........................................................... - - - - -
TENNESSEE....................................................... - - - - -
     WHITE.......................................................... - - - - -
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
TEXAS................................................................ 44 36 32 4 8
     WHITE.......................................................... 36 29 27 2 7
     BLACK.......................................................... 8 7 5 2 1
UTAH................................................................. 1 1 1 - -
     WHITE.......................................................... 1 1 1 - -
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
VERMONT......................................................... - - - - -
     WHITE......................................................... - - - - -
     BLACK......................................................... - - - - -
VIRGINIA.......................................................... 6 5 5 - 1
     WHITE......................................................... 4 3 3 - 1
     BLACK.......................................................... 2 2 2 - -
WASHINGTON.................................................. 3 3 3 - -
     WHITE.......................................................... 3 3 3 - -
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
WEST VIRGINIA................................................ 3 1 1 - 2
     WHITE........................................................... 3 1 1 - 2
     BLACK........................................................... - - - - -
WISCONSIN........................................................ - - - -
     WHITE.......................................................... - - - - -
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
WYOMING......................................................... - - - - -
     WHITE.......................................................... - - - - -
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -
FOREIGN RESIDENTS........................................ - - - - -
     WHITE........................................................... - - - - -
     BLACK.......................................................... - - - - -

AREA AND RACE OF CHILD 1/

INFANT

TOTAL
NEONATAL 
EARLY
NEONATAL
LATE
NEONATAL
POST-
NEONATAL 
PUERTO RICO  3/.................................................. 4 4 4 - -

     WHITE..............................................................

4 4 4 - -
     BLACK.............................................................. - - - - -
VIRGIN ISLANDS  3/.............................................. 3 1 1 - 2
     WHITE............................................................. 1 - - - 1
     BLACK............................................................. - - - - -
GUAM  3/.............................................................. - - - - -
     WHITE............................................................ - - - - -
     BLACK............................................................. - - - - -

       1/   TOTALS FOR GEOGRAPHIC AREAS INCLUDE RACES OTHER THAN WHITE AND BLACK
        2/   EXCLUDES DATA FOR FOREIGN RESIDENTS, PUERTO RICO, VIRGIN ISLANDS, AND GUAM
        3/   DATA FROM THE PUERTO RICO, VIRGIN ISLANDS, AND GUAM FILE

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