According to the CDC, infant mortality is one of the most important indicators of the health of a nation, as it is associated with a variety of factors such as maternal health, quality of and access to medical care, socioeconomic conditions, and public health practices.
The rate of infant mortality was lower in Pueblo than in Colorado as a whole for the timeframe of 2009 through 2011. Both Pueblo and the state overall experienced a net decline in the infant mortality rate between 2009 and 2011.
Definition: Deaths during the first year of life per 1,000 live births.
Data Source: Health Statistics Section, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Provided by the Colorado Children’s Campaign, Kids Count Data Center
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