Black Infant Mortality Rate

According to the CDC, In 2018, black babies had the highest infant mortality rate among any race, almost three times higher than their white counterparts

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While the infant mortality rate in the U.S. has long been near the bottom for industrialized nations,  African American babies suffer a fate that is different, dying at a rate of 13.3 deaths per 1,000, almost double the national average and higher than Sri Lanka’s. Despite a host of efforts to combat these statistics, the […]

New Jersey — According to a new study, Black women in New Jersey are more than 2 1/2 times more likely to lose a baby in the first year of life than white women. RELATED: Top 5 MLK speeches What shocks many even more is that the rates exist at all income and education levels, […]