Table 1

 Number of deaths for children ages 0–4 recorded in the NVDRS, 2003–04, overall, by race*

YearDeathsRate per 100 000 population (95% CI)
*Presented figures are for Alaska, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, South Carolina, and Virginia.
†Rates not reported due to small cell sizes.
Overall2003703.0 (2.3 to 3.7)
2004592.4 (1.9 to 3.2)
Whites2003321.9 (1.3 to 2.6)
2004231.3 (0.9 to 2.0)
African Americans2003367.2 (5.2 to 9.9)
2004305.8 (4.1–8.3)
All other races20032
20046
Males2003423.5 (2.6 to 4.7)
2004272.2 (1.5 to 3.2)
Females2003282.4 (1.7 to 3.5)
2004322.7 (1.9 to 3.8)