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Child Fatalities in TN http://health.state.tn.us/MCH. Judith Baker, BSBM/EM Public Health Program Director CFR, CLPPP, and SIDS Maternal and Child Health Cordell Hull Building, 5th Floor 425 5th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37243-0860 [email protected]

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Child fatalities in tn http health state tn us mch

Child Fatalities in TN http://health.state.tn.us/MCH

Judith Baker, BSBM/EM

Public Health Program Director

CFR, CLPPP, and SIDS

Maternal and Child Health

Cordell Hull Building, 5th Floor

425 5th Avenue North

Nashville, TN 37243-0860

[email protected]


Tn trends in child fatalities

TN Trends in Child Fatalities

  • In 2006 there were 1096 child fatalities, of them the CFRT’s reviewed 1088.

    • 709 infant deaths

    • 484 premature infant deaths

    • 126 Died in a Motor Vehicle accident

  • Reviews may be delayed as the teams are waiting for case documentation


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TN Trends in Child Fatalities

  • Infant Mortality

    • Pre-mature Deaths

    • SIDS and Sleep Environment

    • Low Birth Weight

    • Memphis – highest infant mortality rate Nationally


Sids vs sleep environment

SIDS vs. Sleep-Environment

2007 Data = cases reviewed as of September 2008- final total is pending


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SIDS vs. Sleep-Environment

2007 Data = cases reviewed as of September 2008- final total is pending


Child fatalities in tn health state tn mch

2007 Data = cases reviewed as of September 2008- final total is pending


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TN Trends in Child Fatalities

*Rates based on TN population per 100,000 less than 18 year

**Percentages may not add up due to rounding.


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TN Trends in Child Fatalities


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TN Trends in Child Fatalities


Child fatalities in tn health state tn mch

2006 Counties with 15 or More Fatalities

*Rates based on TN specific population per 100,000 less than 18 years of age.


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