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This map service shows the infant mortality rate (deaths per 1,000) and low birth weight percentage (less than 2,500 grams). The data is provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI). CHSI provides an overview of key health indicators for local communities and encourages dialogue about actions that can be taken to improve a community’s health.Infant Mortality Rate:  Death of an individual less than one year old from any cause.Low Birth Weight:  Percentage of all births less than 2,500 grams.Data currency: 2009. Source: Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI)_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Other Health Datapalooza focused content that may interest you: Health Datapalooza Health Datapalooza

Dataset Attributes

  • OBJECTID
    Number
  • County Name
    Text
    {"value"=>"Washington", "count"=>30} (), {"value"=>"Jefferson", "count"=>26} (), {"value"=>"Franklin", "count"=>24} (), {"value"=>"Lincoln", "count"=>23} (), {"value"=>"Jackson", "count"=>23} (), {"value"=>"Madison", "count"=>20} (), {"value"=>"Montgomery", "count"=>18} (), {"value"=>"Clay", "count"=>18} (), {"value"=>"Monroe", "count"=>17} (), {"value"=>"Marion", "count"=>17} ()
  • State Name
    Text
    {"value"=>"Texas", "count"=>211} (), {"value"=>"Georgia", "count"=>153} (), {"value"=>"Virginia", "count"=>130} (), {"value"=>"Kentucky", "count"=>118} (), {"value"=>"Missouri", "count"=>112} (), {"value"=>"North Carolina", "count"=>100} (), {"value"=>"Illinois", "count"=>99} (), {"value"=>"Iowa", "count"=>98} (), {"value"=>"Tennessee", "count"=>93} (), {"value"=>"Indiana", "count"=>92} ()
  • Infant Mortality Rate
    Number
    0 to 23.7

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