Infant mortality is the death of a live-born baby during the first year of life. The rate is the number of infant deaths per 1,000 live births.
Infant mortality and the infant mortality rate reflect the health and well-being of the population’s women of reproductive age and their infants as well as the quality of the health care available.
In 2021, in Alachua County, the rate per 1,000 live births of Infant Mortality (Aged 0-364 Days) (All) was 10.5 compared to Florida at 5.9.
Alachua County is in the fourth quartile for this measure. This means that relative to other counties in Florida, the situation occurs less often in about three quarters of the counties than in Alachua County. The map illustrates county data by quartile. It is shown when there are at least 51 counties with data for this measure.Links: Healthy People 2030|Florida Health Resources
Infant Mortality (Aged 0-364 Days), Rate Per 1,000 Live Births, 2021
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Infant Mortality (Aged 0-364 Days), Rate Per 1,000 Live Births, Single Year