Regional Infant Mortality Rate; Black
This indicator measures the infant mortality rate by region per 1,000 live births for Black infants within their first year of life. When the number of black infant deaths is below 20, the perinatal region rate for race is substituted for both black and white race. * indicates that the county rate is being displayed. Ohio Perinatal Regions breakdown as follows: Region 1 (Cincinnati): Adams, Brown, Clinton, Highland, Warren, Butler, Clermont, Hamilton. Region 2 (Dayton): Allen, Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Hancock, Hardin, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Paulding, Preble, Putnam, Shelby, Van Wert. Region 3 (Toledo): Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Henry, Huron, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, Williams, Wood. Region 4 (Columbus): Athens, Belmont, Coshocton, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Hocking, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lawrence, Licking, Madison, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Union, Vinton, Washington, Wyandot. Region 5 (Cleveland): Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain. Region 6 (Akron): Ashland, Carroll, Columbiana, Crawford, Holmes, Medina, Mahoning, Portage, Richland, Start, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Wayne
Measurement Period: 2012
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Reduce the infant mortality rate to 6 deaths per 1,000 live births.
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