Table 23a. Infant Mortality by year - Galveston City, Galveston County, and Texas

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Birth and death data provided by Texas Department of Health.

YEAR

LIVE BIRTHS

INFANT DEATHS

INFANT MORTALITY RATES

INFANT MORTALITY RATES

                 

per 1000 Live Birth

     

per 1000 Live Birth

     

Total

Black

Hisp.

All Other

Total

Black

Hisp.

All Other

Total

Black

Hisp.

All Other

Total

Black

Hisp.

All Other

 

GALVESTON CITY

                     

TEXAS

     

1990

1,108

359

291

458

6

2

2

2

5.4

5.6

6.9

4.4

8.0

14.6

7.3

6.7

1991

1,067

313

320

434

16

12

2

2

15.0

38.3

6.3

4.6

7.7

14.5

6.8

6.5

1992

1,149

346

339

464

13

4

3

6

11.3

11.6

8.8

12.9

7.7

14.2

6.6

6.8

1993

1,135

376

329

430

17

11

5

1

15.0

29.3

15.2

2.3

7.5

14.6

6.8

6.2

1994

1,071

303

330

438

9

5

3

1

8.4

16.5

9.1

2.3

7.1

12.6

6.6

6.1

1995

911

273

281

357

8

3

4

1

8.8

11.0

14.2

2.8

6.5

11.6

6.1

5.6

1996

945

280

315

350

8

4

2

2

8.5

14.3

6.3

5.7

6.3

11.5

5.5

5.7

1997

917

253

311

353

6

2

3

1

6.5

7.9

9.6

2.8

6.4

10.9

6.0

5.6

1998

933

230

300

403

11

3

4

4

11.8

13.0

13.3

9.9

6.4

11.6

5.9

5.5

1999

930

268

314

348

7

4

3

0

7.5

14.9

9.6

0.0

6.2

12.5

5.7

5.0

2000

903

279

300

324

10

4

4

2

11.1

14.3

13.3

6.2

5.7

11.4

5.3

4.6

2001

905

257

328

320

12

4

4

4

13.3

15.6

12.2

12.5

6.0

12.0

5.4

5.0

 

GALVESTON COUNTY

                     

UNITED STATES

     

1990

3,729

756

689

2,284

28

7

4

17

7.5

9.3

5.8

7.4

9.2

18.0

NA

7.6

1991

3,844

764

775

2,305

51

22

7

22

13.3

28.8

9.0

9.5

8.9

17.6

NA

7.3

1992

3,855

812

774

2,269

46

12

9

25

11.9

14.8

11.6

11.0

8.5

16.8

NA

6.9

1993

3,840

789

803

2,248

42

24

10

8

10.9

30.4

12.5

3.6

8.4

16.5

NA

6.8

1994

3,732

743

760

2,229

36

14

8

14

9.6

18.8

10.5

6.3

8.0

15.8

NA

6.6

1995

3,526

679

788

2,059

27

8

10

9

7.7

11.8

12.7

4.4

7.6

15.1

NA

6.3

1996

3,613

643

867

2,103

42

8

9

25

11.6

12.4

10.4

11.9

7.3

14.7

NA

6.1

1997

3,565

622

869

2,074

21

2

11

8

5.9

3.2

12.7

3.9

7.2

14.2

NA

6.0

1998

3,656

587

864

2,205

26

6

9

11

7.1

10.2

10.4

5.0

7.2

14.3

NA

6.0

1999

3,706

672

926

2,108

21

5

9

7

5.7

7.4

9.7

3.3

7.1

14.6

NA

5.8

2000

3,805

675

969

2,161

28

10

7

11

7.4

14.8

7.2

5.1

6.9

14.1

NA

5.7

2001

3,720

627

977

2,116

22

7

8

7

5.9

11.2

8.2

3.3

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA = Not available

 

Sources: See table 23b