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Table 5 Resident Infant, Maternal, and Fetal Deaths

Table 5 
Resident Infant, Maternal, And Fetal Deaths
Texas, 1970-2014 
(Rates and Ratios per 1,000 Live Births)
Year Infant Deaths Infant Death Rate Maternal Deaths* Maternal Death* Rate Fetal Deaths Fetal Death Ratio
2014 2,320 5.8 139 0.3 2,200 5.5
2013 2,253 5.8 153 0.4 2,092 5.4
2012 2,224 5.8 121 0.3 2,028 5.3
2011 2,136 5.7 116 0.3 2,087 5.5
2010 2,362 6.1 95 0.2 2,144 5.6
2009 2,394 6.0 116 0.3 2,270 5.7
2008 2,478 6.1 90 0.2 2,474 6.1
2007 2,541 6.2 75 0.2 2,364 5.8
2006 2,476 6.2 90 0.2 2,382 6.0
2005 2,515 6.5 60 0.2 2,297 6.0
2004 2,398 6.3 47 0.1 2,286 6.0
2003 2,483 6.6 60 0.2 2,258 6.0
2002 2,369 6.4 34 0.1 2,277 6.1
2001 2,181 6.0 40 0.1 2,315 6.3
2000 2,064 5.7 30 0.1 2,150 5.9
1999 2,160 6.2 34 0.1 2,083 6.0
1998 2,180 6.4 15 0.0 1,974 5.8
1997 2,148 6.4 36 0.1 1,969 5.9
1996 2,080 6.3 20 0.1 1,964 5.9
1995 2,108 6.5 29 0.1 2,037 6.3
1994 2,290 7.1 27 0.1 2,039 6.4
1993 2,417 7.5 20 0.1 2,008 6.2
1992 2,478 7.7 23 0.1 2,073 6.5
1991 2,443 7.7 23 0.1 2,108 6.6
1990 2,536 8.0 18 0.1 2,086 6.6
1989 2,805 9.1 29 0.1 2,112 6.9
1988 2,719 9.0 24 0.1 2,457 8.1
1987 2,744 9.1 25 0.1 2,542 8.4
1986 2,916 9.5 26 0.1 2,510 8.2
1985 3,007 9.8 30 0.1 2,568 8.3
1984 3,118 10.4 19 0.1 2,757 9.2
1983 3,254 11.0 18 0.1 2,670 9.0
1982 3,223 10.8 27 0.1 2,768 9.3
1981 3,276 11.6 32 0.1 2,359 8.4
1980 3,315 12.1 29 0.1 2,132 7.8
1979 3,277 12.9 29 0.1 2,214 8.7
1978 3,369 14.2 28 0.1 2,266 9.6
1977 3,360 14.7 29 0.1 2,164 9.5
1976 3,502 16.0 40 0.2 2,340 10.7
1975 3,567 16.6 29 0.1 2,311 10.7
1974 3,770 17.9 50 0.2 2,473 11.7
1973 4,023 19.2 59 0.3 2,572 12.3
1972 4,328 20.2 69 0.3 2,728 12.7
1971 4,583 20.0 71 0.3 2,916 12.7
1970 4,934 21.4 79 0.3 3,149 13.7

* Information and statistics on maternal mortality and morbidity in Texas can be found on the DSHS Maternal and Child Health Section website: DSHS Maternal and Child Health.


Definitions
Fetal death (stillbirth): Death of a product of conception prior to the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother, regardless of the length of gestation. In Texas, fetal death registration is required for any fetus weighing 350 grams or more, or if the weight is unknown, a fetus aged 20 weeks or more. In some cases, per parents' request, fetal deaths are registered even if not required. This table includes all fetal deaths registered with the state. 
Infant death: Death of an individual less than one year of age. 


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Last updated September 26, 2018