FIGURE B-18. Gestational age-specific infant mortality rates among U.

FIGURE B-18

Gestational age-specific infant mortality rates among U.S. resident African Americans and whites, by state, 1995 to 2000. Source: 1995–2000 Birth Cohort Linked Birth/Infant Death Data Set, CD-ROM Series 20, USDHHS, CDCP, NCHS; 1980–2000 Natality Data Set, CD-ROM Series 21, USDHHS, CDCP, NCHS.

From: B, Prematurity at Birth: Determinants, Consequences, and Geographic Variation

Cover of Preterm Birth
Preterm Birth: Causes, Consequences, and Prevention.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Understanding Premature Birth and Assuring Healthy Outcomes; Behrman RE, Butler AS, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2007.
Copyright © 2007, National Academy of Sciences.

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