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Mineral County

1991 - 1995

Infant and Fetal Mortality
Age Group 1991-95
Number of Deaths

Percent of Infant Deaths
Mortality Rates**

1991-95
County

1993
U.S.
% Differnce
From U.S



SI*


County
Rank
Infant Deaths 11 100.0 6.8 8.4 TS TS 36
Neonatal Deaths 8 72.7 5.0 5.3 TS TS 24
Postneonatal Deaths 3 27.3 1.9 3.1 TS TS 40
Fetal Deaths 5 NA 3.1 7.4 TS TS 50


* An asterick (*) indicates a statistically significant difference from the U.S. rate.
** Mortality rates are per 1,000 live births.
TS = Number is too small for a valid comparison.

Health Statistics Center
Office of Epidemiology and Health Promotion
West Virginia Bureau for Public Health Comments


See Introduction for explanation of tables.

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Last updated 08/06/97.