Appendix 1

Infant (0 to <1 year) deaths

YearTotal deaths (all causes), N (rate per 100 000)Assaults, N (rate per 100 000)*Unknown (including SIDS), N (rate per 100 000)Undetermined, N (rate per 100 000)Recorded homicides, N (rate per 100 000)
197410 459 (1631)35 (5.5)610 (95.1)8 (1.2)49 (7.6)
19759488 (1479)33 (5.4)630 (102.3)9 (1.5)31 (5.0)
19768334 (1300)36 (6.2)622 (106.3)10 (1.7)32 (5.5)
19777841 (1223)18 (3.2)678 (121.3)2 (0.4)20 (3.6)
19787881 (1229)29 (5.1)727 (127.9)11 (1.9)31 (5.5)
19798178 (1275)28 (4.5)879 (142.3)17 (2.8)27 (4.4)
19807899 (1232)13 (2.0)1035 (161.9)13 (2.0)31 (4.9)
19817021 (1095)10 (1.6)1069 (168.5)25 (3.9)27 (4.2)
19826775 (1056)13 (2.1)1151 (186.3)23 (3.7)29 (4.4)
19836381 (995)15 (2.4)1128 (181.0)16 (2.6)28 (4.5)
19846037 (941)9 (1.4)1116 (179.2)11 (1.8)20 (3.2)
19856141 (958)11 (1.7)1185 (182.6)14 (2.2)32 (4.9)
19862824 (440)15 (2.3)1302 (198.8)13 (2.0)22 (3.4)
19872824 (440)10 (1.5)1354 (203.8)12 (1.8)30 (4.5)
19882849 (444)21 (3.1)1398 (203.9)12 (1.8)36 (6.0)
19892536 (395)13 (1.9)1176 (172.9)17 (2.5)16 (2.3)
19902343 (365)6 (0.9)1055 (153.9)19 (2.8)28 (4.0)
19912106 (328)7 (1.0)882 (125.7)15 (2.1)27 (3.9)
19921584 (247)8 (1.2)439 (63.2)25 (3.6)27 (4.0)
19931446 (225)20 (3.0)404 (60.3)9 (1.3)24 (3.6)
19941372 (214)13 (1.9)392 (58.4)11 (1.6)17 (2.6)
19951284 (200)6 (0.9)344 (53.0)9 (1.4)27 (4.3)
19961314 (205)12 (1.9)362 (56.9)14 (2.2)32 (5.0)
19971283 (200)7 (1.1)353 (54.2)17 (2.6)29 (4.5)
19981207 (188)5 (0.8)281 (44.4)22 (3.5)37 (5.9)
19991186 (185)9 (1.4)275 (43.8)17 (2.7)31 (5.0)
20001042 (162)8 (1.3)251 (41.2)26 (4.3)48 (8.0)
20011103 (172)6 (1.0)258 (43.8)8 (1.4)16 (2.7)
20021001 (156)6 (1.0)196 (33.3)12 (2.0)33 (5.6)
20031042 (162)0 (0.0)213 (35.1)11 (1.8)27 (4.4)
20041010 (157)1 (0.2)216 (34.3)9 (1.4)22 (3.5)
20051032 (161)3 (0.5)233 (36.5)9 (1.4)23 (3.6)
20061023 (160)6 (0.9)203 (31.1)11 (1.7)16 (2.4)
20071063 (166)8 (1.2)237 (35.1)11 (1.6)24 (3.6)
20081070 (167)7 (1.0)233 (33.1)10 (1.4)19 (2.7)
  • * The rates given in the table are absolute rates for each year, so do not match the rates quoted in the text which are based on the fitted curves.

  • SIDS, sudden infant death syndrome.