Table 23B. Childhood mortality: deaths and death rates

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1997-2001City

County

1997-2001City

County

1999 Texas

U.S.

Child deaths, ages 1-14 yrs

Rates per 100,000

 

Black

2

19

12.0

38.7

34.5

38.4

Hispanic

5

14

26.9

24.7

25.9

21.7

All other

5

34

29.4

22.0

24.5

20.8

Total

12

67

23.0

25.8

26.3

23.5

Teen deaths, ages 15-19 yrs

(accident, homicide, suicide)

Rates per 100,000

 

Black

4

9

63.7

46.8

62.3

NA

Hispanic

2

12

32.4

63.3

51.0

NA

All other

1

34

13.0

60.9

58.3

NA

Total

7

55

34.7

58.5

56.2

53.0

NA = not available

 

 

 

     

Sources: Birth and death data for Galveston, Galveston County and Texas are from Texas Department of Health (TDH) Center for Health Statistics. Population estimates used in calculating county and state mortality rates are from TDH Center for Health Statistics.