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Healthy Babies in Illinois

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Angela Ellison

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Transcript of Healthy Babies in Illinois

Every Baby has the Right to....
Be Happy, Be Safe, Be Loved!!!!

Communities Spearheaded the Change
It is NOT always about the money!!
What the numbers say today...
In Our World.....
Conclusion ?
The End? No way!
Its About Love
"People Need People"
Healthy Babies in Illinois
1986

9 By 90




28 to 35 per 1000 Live Births
IMR in Auburn Gresham 2005 -2009 15.6
IMR in Englewood 2005-2009 13.4
IMR in Roseland 2005-2009 9.6
IMR in Washington Park 2005- 2009 19.3
IMR in Fuller Park 2005-2009 22.6
IMR in East Side 2005-2009 3.7
IMR in Lakeview 2005-2009 2.2


Every Baby has the Right....
to Be Happy, Be Safe, Be Loved
The Journey to Healthy babies begins with Us!!!
What is Infant Mortality and why should we care?
It is what government uses to determine how healthy a community is.
We use the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) to track.
The IMR is the number of infant deaths per 1000 live births.
Why should we care?
What could I be?
I've Been asked: Are We (African Americans) Defective?
Contributing Factors to Infant Mortality
Low Birth Weight/Prematurity
Life Style Choices (i.e. Substance abuse, poor nutrition, smoking
SIDS/Accidental Death
Spacing/Planned Pregnancy
Stress, Stress and Stress
Domestic Violence
Racism
Bills longer than your money
( Unnatural Causes - When the Bough Breaks)
MCH Program Past and Present
1. 1986 - 9 by 90 - Families with a Future
2. 1991 - Federal HRSA, Healthy Start
3. 1996 - Federal Healthy Start, expanded
4. 1997 - Better Birth Outcomes (Intensive Prenatal Case management)
5. APORS - (Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Reporting System)
6. 2005 - Closing the Gap
We have spent approximately $2,712,406,715.00 between 1998 and 2012 Maternal and child health programs, including infant mortality reduction programs.
The Disparities
Illinois Infant Mortality Rate by Race, 1980-2009


Year White African-
American Overall
2009 5.4 14.0 6.9
2008 5.8 13.9 7.2
2007 5.3 13.5 6.6
2006 6.1 14.4 7.4
2005 5.7 15.4 7.2
2004 5.9 14.8 7.3
2003 6.1 15.6 7.6
2002 5.5* 15.7 7.2
2001 5.9 14.9 7.5
2000 6.5 16.3 8.3
1999 6.2 17.4 8.3
1998 6.3 16.8 8.2
1997 6.2 16.5 8.2
1996 6.3 17.1 8.4
1995 7.2 18.2 9.3
1994 6.7 17.9 9.0
1993 7.1 18.8 9.6
1992 7.4 19.5 10.0
1991 7.9 21.1 10.7
1990 7.6 22.1 10.7
1989 8.9 22.0 11.7
1988 8.6 20.7 11.2
1987 9.2 20.5 11.6
1986 9.3 22.2 12.0
1985 9.1 21.3 11.6
1984 9.4 22.0 12.0
1983 9.6 23.0 12.3
1982 10.7 24.5 13.6
1981 11.2 24.3 13.9
1980 11.6 26.1 14.7

*Corrected rate
Infant Mortality Around the World
Nearly two orders of magnitude separate countries with the highest and lowest reported infant mortality rates. The top and bottom five countries by this measure (taken from The World Factbook's 2009 estimates) are shown below.
Country Infant mortality rate(deaths/1,000 live births)
Angola 180.212
Sierra Leone 154.433
Afghanistan 151.954
Liberia 138.245
Nigeria 116.66219
HongKong 2.92220
Japan 2.79221
Sweden 2.75222
Bermuda 2.46223
Singapore 2.31

United States 6.81 * (2010, rank 34 in the world)

Afghanistan's infant mortality rate is expected to improved by at least 60% in the next ten years due to billions of dollars of international aid.[5]

What the World Needs Now.......
Is You!!!!!
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