appalachia infant mortality rate - Google Search It found while the rates were similar in the 1990s, by 2013 infant mortality across Appalachia was 16 percent higher than the rest of the country while life expectancy for adults was 2.4 years shorter. https://www.usnews.com/news/best-st...ity-disparity-grows-in-appalachia-study-finds What is Appalachia: The study used the federal Appalachian Regional Commission to define the region, which covers 428 counties across 13 states. It includes all of the counties in West Virginia along with some counties in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Induced Abortion in the United States Just to say it again, in Appalachia, with all those white conservatives, more babies are dying from lack of care than the nationwide abortion rate. Republicans don't care about those babies. But they are supposed to care about the fetus? Does anyone believe that? They have no problem with the baby dying (how many on the USMB say: It's not my baby.) but are so concerned with that fetus? Why? What is the ulterior motive.