Table 9.

NMR for Infants for 500-g to 1499-g Births by Race of Mother: United States and Each State, 1995–1997 Linked Files

State of ResidenceAll Races*Non-Hispanic, WhiteBlackHispanic
Rate95% CIRate95% CIRate95% CIRate95% CI
United States153.2151.0155.4154.9151.7158.0146.3142.6150.0159.3153.5165.1
 Alabama159.5144.1174.8162.5139.3185.7154.9134.2175.5
 Alaska152.8104.2201.3161.993.0230.9
 Arizona179.0160.1197.9169.6143.5195.6215.0180.0250.1
 Arkansas146.5125.9167.1164.2135.7192.6117.187.2147.1
 California154.5148.0161.1159.8147.6172.1141.1125.9156.4156.7146.6166.8
 Colorado152.9134.2171.5150.6127.7173.4148.889.8207.7150.6110.1191.0
 Connecticut142.6123.5161.7144.1117.1171.0132.196.6167.6174.7120.1229.4
 Delaware126.192.6159.6118.873.3164.3142.587.1197.9
 District of Columbia162.1131.6192.6161.9129.8194.0
 Florida138.1129.2147.0145.1131.1159.0130.4116.9143.9132.9110.5155.4
 Georgia164.4152.6176.2168.9149.5188.3160.4145.0175.8190.9115.1266.7
 Hawaii149.7113.7185.7
 Idaho187.4143.7231.1187.6138.2237.1
 Illinois169.6159.5179.7165.0150.2179.8168.0151.9184.1184.5155.1213.8
 Indiana180.6164.0197.2182.8163.4202.2171.2136.3206.0
 Iowa163.2138.3188.1167.7140.2195.1
 Kansas150.5127.2173.9147.4120.2174.6157.8100.9214.5
 Kentucky127.9111.0144.8130.6111.4149.7101.166.3136.0
 Louisiana141.6128.1155.2162.4136.9187.9132.3116.2148.4
 Maine140.9102.0179.9141.9101.6182.2
 Maryland149.3135.6163.0142.7120.6164.8151.1133.0169.2
 Massachusetts131.3116.6146.0129.5111.4147.6120.889.7152.0121.380.5162.1
 Michigan161.5149.8173.2156.7141.2172.2156.4137.5175.4183.1111.6254.5
 Minnesota116.8100.3133.3119.1100.0138.2
 Mississippi159.4141.0177.8169.6135.9203.2154.4132.2176.5
 Missouri166.2149.3183.1164.9144.1185.7165.7135.4196.1
 Montana147.2101.6192.7150.397.7202.9
 Nebraska207.8172.0243.6205.9166.3245.6
 Nevada144.5117.3171.6158.2119.3197.1148.188.9207.4
 New Hampshire123.585.3161.7110.072.2147.8
 New Jersey136.0124.9147.2142.8125.2160.3115.599.1131.8156.5125.6187.4
 New Mexico159.0128.9189.0163.8113.5214.2158.9115.8201.9
 New York160.2152.1168.4143.5129.6157.5165.0152.0178.0176.4157.1195.8
 North Carolina152.4140.8163.9159.0141.8176.2141.7125.5158.0193.3116.7269.8
 North Dakota134.884.3185.4138.381.6195.0
 Ohio158.1147.1169.1162.2148.5175.9148.8129.5168.0
 Oklahoma175.5152.8198.2185.1156.1214.1166.7120.2213.3
 Oregon142.9118.6167.3139.0111.7166.3214.5127.1301.9
 Pennsylvania158.4147.1169.8166.2151.5180.9143.0123.7162.2172.2120.2224.2
 Rhode Island138.899.5178.2125.374.5176.1
 South Carolina168.0150.8185.2156.1130.3182.0177.3153.9200.8
 South Dakota164.5113.2215.7134.181.2187.0
 Tennessee140.2126.6153.8137.6119.6155.5142.3121.1163.6
 Texas143.0135.6150.4156.4143.4169.5118.9105.5132.3147.6135.4159.9
 Utah124.8103.0146.6125.9101.5150.3
 Vermont184.5111.6257.4177.1102.0252.2
 Virginia151.8138.4165.2153.2134.0172.5146.4126.4166.4189.6117.6261.6
 Washington152.1133.9170.3145.0123.7166.3166.3103.5229.1146.991.9201.9
 West Virginia169.9138.5201.3166.6134.4198.9
 Wisconsin136.8119.9153.8147.9126.4169.4106.976.4137.5
 Wyoming128.475.1181.7
  • — Indicates figure does not meet standards of reliability or precision.

  • * Includes races other than white and black.

  • Rates are per 1000 live births weighing 500 to 1499 g.

  • 95% confidence interval.

    Note: Data are tabulated separately by race and Hispanic origin; persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

    Source: National Center for Health Statistics, 1997 Period Linked Birth/Infant Death Data Set.