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Indiana's Infant Mortality Rate Ranks 47th Out of 50 States

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Indiana's State Health Commissioner told a group in Lake County that Indiana's infant mortality rate is “horrible” – 47th out of 50 states. Dr William VanNess met with local health care workers and lawmakers in East Chicago Tuesday. Provisional state data for 2011 show nearly eight Hoosier children out of every thousand live births will die within their first year.
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