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TABLE D-5
                    
1997-1999 VERMONT RESIDENT
FETAL, PERINATAL, NEONATAL AND INFANT DEATH RATES
BY AGE OF MOTHER
                    
                    
                   FETAL       PERINATAL   NEONATAL    INFANT
AGE OF MOTHER      DEATHS      DEATHS      DEATHS      DEATHS
                    
15-19 YEARS          5.6        12.3         7.4        11.2
20-24 YEARS          4.8         9.1         5.3         7.6
25-29 YEARS          3.4         5.7         2.9         4.7
30-34 YEARS          2.8         7.1         5.3         6.1
35-39 YEARS          4.7         7.4         2.7         4.3
40-44 YEARS          5.6         7.5         1.9         3.8

1997-99              3.9         7.7         4.5         6.3

1997 TOTAL           4.2         8.0         4.2         6.1
1998 TOTAL           3.2         7.7         5.9         7.2
1999 TOTAL           4.4         7.3         3.2         5.6


NOTES:


Fetal and perinatal death rates are the number of resident fetal deaths and perinatal deaths 
 per 1,000 resident live births and fetal deaths.
Neonatal and infant death rates are the number of resident neonatal and infant death rates 
 per 1,000 resident live births.
Data for the years 1997-1999 heve been combined to produce more stable rates.


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