Why Is This Important?
Infant mortality rate is calculated as the number of all infant deaths (within 1 year), per 1,000 live births.
Data source: National Vital Statistics System (NVSS).
Overall, the infant mortality rate in Oakland County has been decreasing from 2015 to 2019. During that same time, the black infant mortality rate was substantially higher than the overall rate and remained level.
For more information, visit the Oakland County Health Division.