InfantMortalityR Documentation

InfantMortality

Description

Infant mortality rates in the United States (1920-2000)

Format

A dataset with 9 observations on the following 2 variables.

Mortality Deaths witin one year of birth (per 1000 births
Year 1920-2000 (by decades)

Details

Infant mortality (deaths within one year of birth per 1,000 births) in the US from 1920 - 2000 (by decade).

Source

CDC National Vital Statistics Reports at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr57/nvsr57 14.pdf