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Study: Infant mortality rates remain high among Arizona’s African-Americans

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By AJ Vicens and Kailey Latham

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012
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PART IV: According to a recent study released by Arizona Department of Health Services, 11 out of every thousand African-American babies in Arizona die before their first birthday, which is nearly double the rate of any other racial group in the state. Cronkite News reporters AJ Vicens and Kailey Latham take an in-depth look at Arizona’s infant mortality rate.

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