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TABLE D-5
                    
1995-1997 VERMONT RESIDENT
FETAL, PERINATAL, NEONATAL AND INFANT DEATH RATES
BY AGE OF MOTHER
                    
                   FETAL       PERINATAL   NEONATAL    INFANT   
AGE OF MOTHER(1)   DEATHS(2)   DEATHS(2)   DEATHS(3)   DEATHS(3)
----------------   ---------   ---------   ---------   ---------
    
                    
15-19 YEARS          6.4        10.2         4.7         7.6
20-24 YEARS          3.8         9.2         6.3         9.9
25-29 YEARS          2.4         5.8         3.9         6.2
30-34 YEARS          3.1         6.4         3.9         4.3
35-39 YEARS          6.0         8.4         2.8         4.0
40-44 YEARS         12.8        15.1         2.2         6.5

1995-97              4.0         7.7         4.4         6.4

1995 TOTAL           3.5         6.9         4.3         6.0
1996 TOTAL           4.1         8.1         4.4         7.1
1997 TOTAL           4.2         8.0         4.2         6.1

  

NOTES:
1. Data for the years 1995-1997 have been combined to produce more stable rates.
2. Fetal and perinatal death rates are the number of resident fetal deaths and 
   perinatal deaths per 1,000 resident live births and fetal deaths
3. Neonatal and infant death rates are the number of resident neonatal and infant 
   death rates per 1,000 resident live births.




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