California
Child Mortality, 2010
Number and Rate of Child Deaths, per 100,000 Population (2010)
Total Child Population Number of Child Deaths Child Mortality Rate
(Ages 0-19)        
10,452,042 4,549 43.5
Infant Mortality Number and Rate, per 1,000 Live Births (2010)
Number of Live Births Number of Infant Deaths Infant Mortality Rate
(Ages 0-1)        
494,058 2,420 4.9
Selected Causes of Death, Ages 0-19, per 100,000 Population (2010)
Cause   Number of Deaths Mortality Rate
Natural   3,287 31.4
  Perinatal Conditions   1,230 11.8
  Congenital Anomalies 708 6.8
  Neoplasms   308 2.9
  Respiratory Disease   125 1.2
  Circulatory Disease   148 1.4
  Nervous System Disease 179 1.7
  SIDS   184 1.8
Unintentional Injury   627 6.0
  Motor Vehicle   302 2.9
  Drowning   83 0.8
  Fire/Burn   18 0.2
  Poisoning   87 0.8
  Suffocation/Strangulation 52 0.5
  Firearm   10 0.1
Homicide   417 4.0
  Firearm   303 2.9
Suicide   180 1.7
  Firearm   51 0.5
  Suffocation/Strangulation 91 0.9
  Poisoning   15 0.1
Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics.
CDC WONDER On-line Database, CDC WISQARS On-line Database. Data accessed on 12/4/2012.
Rates based on 20 or fewer deaths may be unstable.  Use with caution.

Links
Kids Count Key Facts for California
March of Dimes Peristats
National Center for Health Statistics
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control