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Infant Mortality Rate

  • What We Expect: Continue decrease in the infant mortality rate (IMR). IMR is the death of a child prior to their first birthday.
  • Baseline: 8 deaths per 1000 live births
  • Target: 6
  • Target Date: 2020
  • Reporting Agency: DOH

2013 data will be available in May 2014. The Healthy People 2020 Target has been set at 6.0 for the District.