Infant Mortality Rates for the Leading Causes of Infant Death

Notes: SIDS is sudden infant death syndrome. For each cause of death, the change in the rate from 2005 to 2014 is statistically significant (p < 0.05), but the change from 2013 to 2014 is not statistically significant.

Data Source: NCHS, National Vital Statistics System.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics: Trends in Infant Mortality in the United States, 2005-2014