Program shows promise in reducing infant deaths in Kalamazoo County

Sep 15, 2013
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But work remains to be done to reduce infant mortality and close racial gap

Source: Mlive

Statistics from the Michigan Department of Community Health show that from 2006 to 2010, black infants in Kalamazoo were more than five times less likely than white babies to make it to their first birthday. From 2008 to 2010, that rate was 6.4, the highest of any city in the state.

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