Stress, violence cited in high death rate for black infants

African American children are dying in Sacramento County at more than twice the rate of white children and about three times the rate of Latino and Asian youths. More than a third of black child deaths occur in the womb or the first weeks of life.
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African American children are dying in Sacramento County at more than twice the rate of white children and about three times the rate of Latino and Asian youths. More than a third of black child deaths occur in the womb or the first weeks of life.

Black children die at alarming rate in Sacramento County, and here’s why

July 10, 2016 06:00 AM