Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 18th, 1995
The trend is related to declines in respiratory distress and deaths from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), according to the summary, which provides a "snapshot" of U.S. births, marital status and deaths and is based on data from the National Center for Health Statistics.
Despite the overall fall in infant mortality rates, the gap between black and white newborns is increasing. While there is no adequate explanation for this phenomenon, racial differences in the...
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