Trends in Differences in US Mortality Rates Between Black and White Infants

JAMA Pediatr. 2017 Sep 1;171(9):911-913. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.1365.

Abstract

This study investigates recent trends in the absolute difference in overall and cause-specific infant mortality rates between non-Hispanic black infants and white infants.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • African Americans / statistics & numerical data
  • Cause of Death / trends
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • European Continental Ancestry Group / statistics & numerical data
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant Mortality / ethnology
  • Infant Mortality / trends*
  • United States / epidemiology