1928

88

VITAL STATISTICS

No. 92.-DEATlIS OF INFANTS UNDER 1 YEAR OF AGE:

NUMBER :a:N:D RAtTES,"i
BY STATES, FOR THE BIRTH REGISTRATION AREA

jn~fk:;t~~ 1

Deaths of infants under 1

'I

Class or State
1

1

I

19~5 )~~~~~~~I~

T-o-ta-I-b-ir-th-re-g-ist-r-at-io-n-a.-r-e-a__ 134, 852 i136,1lS
Whitc ___________________ 118,a45119,4.4D
Colored __________________ 113,307 /16, fifl\)

Cit;e~ (fotal) ________________

70,360/ jlJ,784
White ___________________ 62,f1'18 62,852

86 I
82
132!

!

76
72
108 I

73
70
J 12

72
68
111

67
113

80

77

78
75

72
/)9

73
69

74
71

127

138

127

125

127

74 i
70
!DO

102

75
128

Rural part (total) ____________ 134,2SB 65,3::14 1
Whitr ___________________ 55,697 56,597
Colored__________________ El,589 , 8,737 1

76
IJ8

7, D32

~l

77
73
117

!

87

158

7,718

!6
13
110

78/

m

I

Colored__________________

year of age por 1,000 births

~~ I

~~

72
69
101
Arizona ______________________ -(-Z)-I 1,017 '-(-2)- --(2)- -(-2)-,---(-1)- -(-2)- -(-2)- ~
Californ~a------------------5, 8~5 j' 5,202,
74
136
71
73
67
89
63'
ConnectlcuL._______________ 2,119
2,102
92
73
77
77
69
7372
Delawnn'____________________
423
392
(2)
98
100
104
95
91
93
DistrictofColumbia ________
796
758
91
83
85
92
76
871'
85
Florida ______________________ , 2,181
2,602
(2)
(Z)
(~)
(2)
82
74
75

Idaho________________________
Illinois______________________
Indiana______________________

Iowa_ _______________________
Kansas______________________
Kentucky___________________
_______________________

~111in('

Maryland ___________________

Massachuset ts _______________
Michigan ____________________
Minnesota ___________________

~f~~i;~~~:::::==============

Nehrasku ____________________
Nl'w Hampshire _____________

New Jrrsey __________________

(2)

587

9,822
4,370

South (,arolina __ --__________

~Ulh------------------------

ermonL___________________
V' ..
"lrghlI!Ja-------------________

4,574

73
73

63
(,,2

65
69

3,048

1,314
2,863

102
104

6,280

6,102

91
92
66

88
94
76
79
59

81
75

1,332

7,474

(2)

7,623
3,019

3,242

3,092
726
1, flS7

3,558
757
1,673
086
5,076

il7
5,112

6,7(j[)
1,032

(2)

(2)
(2)

(~)

64

75

77

80
(2)

88
8.'3

774

83
62

1,049

17,122
1,114
(I)

97
(0)

88
93

750
5-14

.'314

(~)

986

was. JD~rtC?n;----------------

3,854
3,845
309 ,
333

3,614

1

Total for area having birth 1
registration in 1917 "---____ 1 90,281

B,595

I

9S,429

110
71
!lB

(2)

(2)

66

77

(2)

86

I Exclusi'll of stillbirths.
: ~ot !1dded to tho registration area !lntH a Jater date.
"ot!n the birth registration area in 1920.
4 Not III the birth registration area in 1\J25 and 1!12(]
l ExclUsive of R1lOrle Isla.nd.
.

Source: Bureau of tbe Census, Department of Commerce.

55

7()

80
G2

68
72
li7
93

73

77
(2)

62

56

59

62

59
65
76

65

71

81
86
68
72
57

90
73

67

80
70 r

59
79
70

68
79
72
70

82
09
70

51
82
73

781

57

I

(2)

56

71
79

70
80 _

65
64

77

77

71

I

/'

77
Sf>

(J9
71 '
.'i8 r
76
69

79
80

I

80
87

73

75
60

71

102
04
70 .

72

76

57

84
(2)

69

68

90
94

g6
59

I

73

69
82
67
67
51

76

I

63

(2)

65
55

55

(2)
75

69

79
72

89

95
78

93

n

(2)

63
72

72
81

72

96

84

(2)

72

58

101

71

71

79

78

(2)

82

68

80

9,407

7[}2

(2)

70
57

80

85

j

58

88
(2)

(2)

106

88
94

68

75
(2)
75
51

8,832

(2)

.59
87
74

15,721

\V1SCO~SIU-------------______
g

, YOIDm ___________________

71

2,683
2,293

'i, !J44
4,836
1,395! 1,352

w~st Vl!gIllJa_______________

(2)
76
67

(Il

eZl

82

4,480

IennSyjvania________________ 17, 1i40
hGde Island________________

(2)
(I)

9,294

4,543

69 ' 7 0
67

65
105

I'

2,673
2,266

New York ___________________
North Carolina ______________ 15,527
S!J5
North Dakotll _______________ 6,
1,036

Ohio _________________________
Oregon ______________________

81

70
77

7l

53
82
82

(I)

(4)

56

75

81 •

84

56
80

.'36
82
69'

72

72

I

I

571'
G4 _=-

76

73/

75

:

1929

88

VITAL STATISTICS

No. ga.-DEATHS OF INFANTS UNDER 1 YEAR OF AGE:

NUMBER AND RATES,
BY STATES, FOR THE BIRTH REGISTRATION AREA

NOTE.-See general note, :ll.:

Number 01
infant deaths

n

Deaths of infants under 1 year of age per 1,000 births

Class or State
1926
TotalWhite
birth___________
registration
area_ 136,118
________

CoLored ______ ____________ 119,449
16,669

Cities (total) _______________

Arizona ________________ ____
Arkansas ___________________
lVhite __ c'___ _____________
~

COlored______ __________ .. _

Oalifornia ______ .. ___________
Oonnectiont _____________ .. __
DelflwlU'c___________________
District
of__________________
Columbia _______
White

COlored ____ ___ • __________

Idaho_____________ .. _________
Illinois _________ .. ___________
Indiana_____________________
Iowa ____________ .. _________
_____________________
Kentuclty .. _________________

Kansa~

White ___________ .. _______
Colored ________________ __

_____ ______________
White _________________ '_

IJouisiam~

Colored _________ _________

Maine ______________________
Maryland __________________
lVllite ___ ._ • _____________
Colored _____ _____________

Massaclwsotis______________
Michigan _______ • ___________
Minnesota __________________
MississippI.. _______________
Wltlte ... ____ _____________
Colored ________ __________

MlssourL __________________
Montana _______________ • ___
NObraska .. __________________
New Hampshire ____________
New Jersey _________________
New York __________________
North Oarolina _____________
Wldtc ___________________
Colored ___ _______________

North Dakota ______________
Ohio ________________________
Oregon _____________________
Pennsylvania_______________
Rhode Island .. ______________
South Carolinu _____________
White. __________________
COlored _____________ _____

86

-66,987
--=

B2
132

76
73
110

=

77

·71

72

67
113

68
111

78
75
138

DO,597
8,737

71,030
58,801
12,229

81
76
118

72
69
102

72
106

(15
(1

4,84.0
2,419
1,!J£i
1,111

-(I)
1,017

(!\
('>

2,4Q1)
1,769
687

5,2D2
2,102

5,2i')7
1,701

(1

392
758

301
011

BOil

1;07

351

309

2,602
1,589
I, DUS
587
9,2n4
4,543
Z,683

2,299

Z, W.
4,674

4. ORO
564

i'}

1,84~

Oli7
459

8,605
3,M1
2,478

0,102
7,623
3,019

6,778
2,043

3,058

3.290
1,331}

2,747

774

17,J22

.1~114
')

71

73

100

77
104
92

77
85
64

7~

ISO
(II
(I

(1)
(l'
(15
82
(1)

134
(')

2,647
879

5,310

/,951
3,066
651
1,427
609
4,467
18,.513
6,088

8,791
2.797

932
7,645

(1)
76
67
(1)

73

73
69
125

74
70
127

69
65
105

70
67
101

72
60
101

70
107

82

65
61

100

=

65
61
113

64
60
02

m

(1)

~;j
I)

64
88
(Il

86
85
79

113

(I)
83
62
97

8S
148

68
1J8

1:1
(1)

89

81

05

80

158
78
80
62

75

75
6J!

67'

106

107

(1)

62
70
67

JJ,7
58

Jon

74
60

59
65

80

81

132

67
123

91

63
72
87

81

66

67

73

68
56

90
184
91

87

65
55

167

78

128

1£0

76
90
76

80

11,6

1S7

68
72

73
60

75

70

71

93

67
li5
80

76

79

72

77
80

81

70
09
82

(1)
75

72
110
67
67

68
79

67
10(f
72
70
82

96

Ii4
79
80
102

125

127

57
80

70
101

(1)
72

72
57

72

70
106

58

57

88
85

94

93

90

70

(I)

77

5U
51)

5:5
61

Ii,~

10,9
77
liS
lOB

68

li8

69

51

73

80
81

OS
1114

73
77
58

81
(1)

(ll
70

911
Q,l

87
74

68

(I)

fiB

1i(J

65
'15
71
134

88
(I)

81i

71

68

49

63
69
72
59

88

70

82
59

m m

57
71
50

68
59

77
63
72
03
85

71

61
119

130
61
56

~:
69

73

(1)

94

121

(I~

71

86

92

67
69
95
76
62
100

(I)

69

(1

('l
116

(Ii

72

=

82

102
104

695

(a
(a)

143

(I

67
119
1 Not added to the birth registration area until a later date.
2 Not in the birth registration area in 1020.
8 Not in the birth registration area in 1925, 1926, and 1927.
')
(')

1927

70
112

69
127

(1)

(ll(I

m (I;

913

14-,486

71

1'1))

449

1,70B

1,032
9,101

I)

65

3,.578

76

=

lil ~1 ~1

f)

84
157
(1)

2,863
1,948
920

5,076

74
92
(1)
91

~:l

73
73

1, SOB

10,721
6,769
4,022

<'I
(I
1:\
(Il

60
198

(:~

757
I,678
686

1926

----------- - -64
-----(1)
(1)
(I)
55
1:~(I
(ll ~l (11:
~:~
(I
82

I, fi20

1,314

(1)

91

3,803

,9, ,961

1,682
1,789

1,460
S,OBS

1925

73
117

80
77

Colored __________ ________

:FloridlL _____________ • _______
White _____ ______________

138,017
116,773
21,244

127

65,334

19:14

1923

87

Rur~arL---------------ite _________________ -_

White _________________ __
COlored _____ _____________

1922

158

70,784
62,852
7,032

Alabama ___________________

19~O

07,972
9,015

Wh.i!" ___________________
COlored __________________

Colore,!.. ________________

19~7

- - - ------ ------ --- --- --

(Ib

08
li2

60

67
1;5
78

n

106

79

69

IlO

59

51

61

70

71
82
71
107
69

59
79

66
109
63
62

76

53

82
82

m m

(.)
(")

(~)

48
69
67

1929

89

VITAL STATISTICS
- No. 93.-DEATHS

OF INFANTS UNDER 1 YEAR OF AGE: NUMBER AND RATEBI
BY STATES, FOR THE BIRTH REGISTRATION AREA-Continued

Number of
infant deaths

Deaths of infants under 1 -year of age per 1,000 births

1926

1926

Class or State

I

Tennessee. _________________
White ___________________

1927

690
490

986
514

4,836
R,nDO
1.930
Washingtoll ________________ . 1,352
W!lSt Vi!"ginia ______________
3,505
WISCOnSIn __________________
8,815
Wyoming __________________
333

60
73

84

77
116
102
62

72
110

1,841

1,1112
3,227

(I)

66

111%7

1926

192.

a08

=

71
79

(I)

=

(0)

(')

86

83,372

56

59
76

64

70

12

84

78
60
/0,1
56

111
56

65

80
67

64

04

70
115
57
(I)
70
80

(I)

77

3,403

Hawai! •___________________ , -----1,150
l,lfi2
90,429

71

06

4,302
2,551

Virg\W,~ie_-_-_-_-_~~:~~:::::::::
OoloTel!. __ _______________

Totullor area having birth
registration in 1017 G_" ____

1924:

1923

--- ------ --- --- - - - --- --71
3,885
(ll ~:~
8,943
64(:
(I)
(J4B
~:~ m l:(l~ (I~t: 107

(1)
(Il
(I

Colored _____________ _____

Utah _______________________
Vermont. __________________

1922

I (')

(I)

54
70

75
72

75

84

81
68

62

7f)

tOO
50

ttl
50
82
69

72

--------(5)
(")
('J
= =

--77-1-; ,I

00
69

76

75

73

(5}

65

lNot added to the birth registration area untlllater date.
the total.
Not in the birth registration aroll.
Q Exolusive 01 Rhode Island.
Source: Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.
4 Not inclUded in
8

No. 94.-DEATHS OF INFANTS UNDER 1 YEAR OF AGE:

RATF}S P})!t 1,000
BIR'l'HS, BY PRINCIPAL CAUSES, JPOR THE BIRTH R.mGIS'l.'HATION AREA

NOTE.-Seo general note, p. ~n

Deaths uncler I year of ago pcr 1,000 birth'
Causo of death

Allyear
caUses under 1
ofage _________
Measles ___ " ________________
Scarlet fever _______________
Whooping congh- __________
RM>,htheria ,---____________
uenza and pneumoni!l __
Dysentery ___________ " _____
Erysipelas ____ "_________ -__
Tetanus ___________________
TUberoulosls
forms) ____
SYPhilis _____(all
" _____________
Convulsions _______________

1920

1922

85.8

76.2

I. a
.1

1.4

5.9

4.7

0.1

,.1

.3

.3

.a

.4
.1

1.0
.0
1.0

.4
.1
.9
.8
.8

.4
.4
.1

.8

.8
.7

Bronchitis
pneumoniaand
_____ "broncho_________ 9.6 0.0 8.8
.8
.8
Dlseflscs oftllestomaol1 '--_ 1.2
Diarrhea and enteritis 4 ____ 14.9 11. 7 11.5
Congenital llifll!ormations __ 6.2 6.3 6.3
Oongcnital dehility and
other
diseases of early infancy ____________________
7.7 6.4 0.5
Premature birtl1 _________ "_ 10.4 18.1 17.8
Injury at birth _____________ 3.7
External Cnnses_" __________ 1.0
Unknown
or ill-defined
disoases __________________
2.5
All other causes ___________ " 5.4
1 Less

73.3

64.6

.3

1.1

-!.4

.3

2.3
.2
5.3

.4
.1
1.9
.2
3.7

.3
.3

.3
.4

70.8

3. a
.5

.5

71. 7

17.1

=

.8
.1
2.1
.3
3. 9

.1

1927

19241192.

1.2
.1
2.4

.0

1926

1923

.4
.1

.6

.1
1.8

.1

.6

.1

.1

.6
.6

1920 11024 \ 1925 11926

-:-I-::~
1.0
.1
3.0
.5

5.7

.3

.3
• -1

.1

.1
1.0
.8
1.0

.4
.6

.7

.2
.4
.1

.7

.6
.8

.5

7.8
.7
0.2
6.1

7.7
.0
11.2
6.;1

8.8
.5
0.7
6.2

.5
7.8

8.2
.6

5.6

10.1
1.1
15.2
0.4

B.O 5.1l 5.5 4.8
17.7 17.2 17.7 16.8

7.7
10.1

0.1
17.8

0.0
0.2

1.6

1.2
(I)
1.6

4.4

5.4

.4
.1

.3

.3
.4

(I)

.3

.4

<I)

64.6

.8

.1
1.8
.2
3.6

.2
.4

(I)

.6

.0
.6

.'7
.5

9.4
.5
0.6
0.3

6.8

17.6

5.6
18.3

1l.0
17.8

4.9
1.1

5.1
.\1

.7

.7

5.0

.6

11_ 2
0.3

6.1

4.6

4.8
1.0

4.9
1.0

4. \J
1.1

4.8
1.0

3.9
1.0

4.8
1.0

4.9

1.0

2.6
!i. a

2.4
0.0

2.4
Ii. 0

2.2
0.2

2.3
5.1

3.1
4. 9

2.5

2.2
5.1

2.0

6.3

.2

1927

.7

.7

4.5
.9

in 1920.
Inolndes ulcer of the duodenum in 1920.
Source of Tables 03 !lnd 94: Bureau oltha CensUS, Department 01 Commerce.

!

.1
2.1
.3
3.8

.6

tllan one-tentl1 011 pcr 1,000 births.

~ InclUdes croup in 1920.
B Exoludes ulcer of tho duodenum

.7

.7

6_ 4

72.8170.1

=='==

.7
.7

.7

-

Hogisfration arca as of 1917
(","elusive. of l\llude Isbilld)

Entire registration aroo.

1.0

5.4

2.1
.J.3

.Il

7.3

6.2

2.0

6.0

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