Differences in cause-specific infant mortality among Chinese, Japanese, and white Americans.

@article{Wang1992DifferencesIC,
  title={Differences in cause-specific infant mortality among Chinese, Japanese, and white Americans.},
  author={Xicheng Wang and Donna M. Strobino and Bernard Guyer},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={135 12},
  pages={
          1382-93
        }
}
Although black-white differences in infant mortality have received much attention, information is limited about mortality differentials among Asian Americans. This study investigated racial differences in infant mortality in a sample of 21,288 Chinese, 11,882 Japanese, and 65,818 white resident singleton livebirths obtained from the National Center for Health Statistics 1983 and 1984 linked birth/infant death files. The crude infant mortality rates were 8.03, 6.56, and 8.46 per 1,000 livebirths… CONTINUE READING
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