INFANT MORTALITY HIGHER IN MULTNOMAH CO. MINORITIES

The Multnomah County Health Department recently updated it's Maternal, Child, and Family Health Data Book. The department's health officer, Paul Lewis was interviewed by Geoff Norcross on Oregon Public Broadcasting's Think Out Loud. The program "New Infant Mortality Numbers Show Growing Racial Disparity" aired on 9-18-14. For African-American, American-Indian and Alaska Natives the rate of infant mortality was nearly double that of white women who gave birth in the county. LEARN MORE

Posted on September 19, 2014 .