Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 1.8c.  Child mortality rates, by age group of child and race/ethnicity of mother: 2005

Race/ethnicity 1–4 years 5–9 years 10–14 years 15–19 years
Total 29.4 14.5 18.1 65.1
White 27.0 13.3 16.7 62.5
Black 41.8 21.1 25.2 83.6
Hispanic 28.9 12.0 15.4 67.1
Asian/Pacific Islander 19.2 12.0 13.9 33.9
American Indian/Alaska Native 59.2 17.4 22.0 93.6
NOTE: Rates are deaths per 100,000 population in specified group. Race categories include persons of Hispanic origin.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 56, No. 10, based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics, Vital Statistics Cooperative Program, 2005.