Table 3.

Sepsis NMRs and IMFs* by Region and Sex and Race, United States, 1979–1994

Region
NortheastMidwestSouthWest
DeathsRate*DeathsRate*DeathsRate*DeathsRate*
Neonatal
 Sex
  Male284448.3360047.9637259.3273237.7
  Female209637.4253135.4466245.5201529.2
 Race
  White336236.5450236.8635841.8370232.1
  Black150678.5153373.8457386.165963.2
  Other7220.09626.810321.238624.5
Infant
 Sex
  Male406669.0505467.3941687.6394554.5
  Female310255.3367751.5695267.8301943.8
 Race
  White472251.2628951.4926661.0531846.2
  Black2335121.82289110.26935130.698694.6
  Other11130.915342.716734.366042.0
  • * Sepsis NMRs and IMRs expressed as sepsis neonatal and infant deaths per 100 000 live births.