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Maternal, Infant, and Child Health

Fetal deaths (per 1,000 live births plus fetal deaths, 20+ weeks gestation)

2020 Baseline (year): 6.2 (2005)
2020 Target: 5.6
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2005        
Total 6.2
CI 6.2 / 6.3
SE 0.039








Sex









Male 6.4
CI 6.3 / 6.5
SE 0.055








Female 6.0
CI 5.9 / 6.1
SE 0.055








Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 4.4
CI 3.8 / 5.0
SE 0.314








Asian or Pacific Islander 4.3
CI 4.0 / 4.6
SE 0.136








Black or African American 10.2
CI 9.9 / 10.4
SE 0.127








White 4.6
CI 4.5 / 4.7
SE 0.038








Hispanic or Latino 5.5
CI 5.3 / 5.6
SE 0.074








Not Hispanic or Latino 6.0
CI 5.9 / 6.1
SE 0.044








   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 11.1
CI 10.9 / 11.4
SE 0.138








   White, not Hispanic or Latino 4.8
CI 4.7 / 4.9
SE 0.046








Age group (of mother)









<15 12.3
CI 9.7 / 15.0
SE 1.355








15-19 7.6
CI 7.3 / 7.8
SE 0.135








20-24 5.9
CI 5.7 / 6.0
SE 0.075








25-29 5.5
CI 5.3 / 5.6
SE 0.07








30-34 5.8
CI 5.6 / 5.9
SE 0.078








35 and over 8.0
CI 7.8 / 8.3
SE 0.116








Fetal and/or live birth weight









Less than 1,500g 195.7
CI 192.2 / 199.1
SE 1.745








1,500 to 2,499g 13.2
CI 12.8 / 13.6
SE 0.218








2,500g or more 1.1
CI 1.1 / 1.1
SE 0.017








Footnotes View Footnotes

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Perinatal deaths (per 1,000 live births plus fetal deaths, 28 weeks gestation to <7 days after birth)

2020 Baseline (year): 6.6 (2005)
2020 Target: 5.9
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2005        
Total 6.6
CI 6.6 / 6.7
SE 0.04








Sex









Male 7.0
CI 6.9 / 7.1
SE 0.058








Female 6.3
CI 6.1 / 6.4
SE 0.056








Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 5.4
CI 4.7 / 6.1
SE 0.349








Asian or Pacific Islander 4.8
CI 4.5 / 5.0
SE 0.144








Black or African American 11.6
CI 11.3 / 11.9
SE 0.136








White 5.3
CI 5.3 / 5.4
SE 0.041








Hispanic or Latino 5.9
CI 5.8 / 6.1
SE 0.078








Not Hispanic or Latino 6.6
CI 6.5 / 6.7
SE 0.046








   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 12.2
CI 11.9 / 12.5
SE 0.145








   White, not Hispanic or Latino 5.4
CI 5.3 / 5.5
SE 0.049








Age group (of mother)









<15 12.7
CI 10.0 / 15.4
SE 1.382








15-19 8.3
CI 8.1 / 8.6
SE 0.142








20-24 6.6
CI 6.5 / 6.8
SE 0.08








25-29 5.9
CI 5.7 / 6.0
SE 0.072








30-34 6.0
CI 5.8 / 6.1
SE 0.079








35 and over 8.0
CI 7.7 / 8.2
SE 0.116








Fetal and/or live birth weight









Less than 1,500g 234.0
CI 229.9 / 238.1
SE 2.098








1,500 to 2,499g 18.6
CI 18.1 / 19.1
SE 0.26








2,500g or more 1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.02








Footnotes View Footnotes

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

All Infant deaths (per 1,000 live births, <1 year)

2020 Baseline (year): 6.7 (2006)
2020 Target: 6.0
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2006 2007 2008 2009  
Total 6.7
CI 6.6 / 6.8
SE 0.04
6.8
CI 6.7 / 6.8
SE 0.04
6.6
CI 6.5 / 6.7
SE 0.04
6.4
CI 6.3 / 6.5
SE 0.039


Sex









Male 7.3
CI 7.2 / 7.4
SE 0.058
7.4
CI 7.3 / 7.5
SE 0.058
7.2
CI 7.1 / 7.3
SE 0.058
7.0
CI 6.9 / 7.1
SE 0.058


Female 6.0
CI 5.9 / 6.1
SE 0.054
6.1
CI 6.0 / 6.2
SE 0.054
6.0
CI 5.9 / 6.1
SE 0.054
5.8
CI 5.6 / 5.9
SE 0.054


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 8.3
CI 7.5 / 9.1
SE 0.418
9.2
CI 8.4 / 10.1
SE 0.434
8.4
CI 7.6 / 9.2
SE 0.414
8.5
CI 7.7 / 9.3
SE 0.419


Asian or Pacific Islander 4.6
CI 4.3 / 4.8
SE 0.138
4.8
CI 4.5 / 5.0
SE 0.137
4.5
CI 4.3 / 4.8
SE 0.134
4.4
CI 4.1 / 4.7
SE 0.133


Black or African American 12.9
CI 12.6 / 13.2
SE 0.14
12.9
CI 12.7 / 13.2
SE 0.139
12.4
CI 12.1 / 12.6
SE 0.137
12.1
CI 11.8 / 12.4
SE 0.137


White 5.6
CI 5.5 / 5.6
SE 0.041
5.6
CI 5.5 / 5.7
SE 0.041
5.6
CI 5.5 / 5.6
SE 0.041
5.3
CI 5.3 / 5.4
SE 0.041


Hispanic or Latino 5.4
CI 5.3 / 5.6
SE 0.072
5.5
CI 5.4 / 5.7
SE 0.072
5.6
CI 5.4 / 5.7
SE 0.073
5.3
CI 5.1 / 5.4
SE 0.073


Not Hispanic or Latino 7.0
CI 6.9 / 7.1
SE 0.047
7.1
CI 7.0 / 7.2
SE 0.047
6.9
CI 6.8 / 7.0
SE 0.047
6.7
CI 6.6 / 6.8
SE 0.047


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 13.4
CI 13.1 / 13.6
SE 0.148
13.3
CI 13.0 / 13.6
SE 0.147
12.7
CI 12.4 / 13.0
SE 0.144
12.4
CI 12.1 / 12.7
SE 0.144


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 5.6
CI 5.5 / 5.7
SE 0.049
5.6
CI 5.5 / 5.7
SE 0.05
5.5
CI 5.4 / 5.6
SE 0.049
5.3
CI 5.2 / 5.4
SE 0.049


Age group (of mother)









<15 18.1
CI 14.7 / 21.4
SE 1.696
14.6
CI 11.5 / 17.6
SE 1.545
15.0
CI 11.8 / 18.1
SE 1.623
15.3
CI 11.9 / 18.8
SE 1.76


15-19 9.7
CI 9.4 / 10.0
SE 0.15
9.7
CI 9.4 / 10.0
SE 0.149
9.5
CI 9.2 / 9.8
SE 0.149
9.0
CI 8.7 / 9.3
SE 0.149


20-24 7.5
CI 7.4 / 7.7
SE 0.084
7.7
CI 7.5 / 7.8
SE 0.084
7.5
CI 7.4 / 7.7
SE 0.085
7.4
CI 7.3 / 7.6
SE 0.086


25-29 6.0
CI 5.8 / 6.1
SE 0.071
6.0
CI 5.8 / 6.1
SE 0.07
5.9
CI 5.8 / 6.0
SE 0.07
5.7
CI 5.6 / 5.9
SE 0.07


30-34 5.3
CI 5.2 / 5.5
SE 0.075
5.4
CI 5.2 / 5.5
SE 0.075
5.2
CI 5.0 / 5.3
SE 0.074
5.1
CI 4.9 / 5.2
SE 0.073


35 and over 6.4
CI 6.2 / 6.6
SE 0.103
6.6
CI 6.4 / 6.8
SE 0.104
6.5
CI 6.3 / 6.8
SE 0.105
6.2
CI 6.0 / 6.4
SE 0.103


Country of birth (of mother)









US 7.0
CI 6.9 / 7.1
SE 0.047
7.2
CI 7.1 / 7.2
SE 0.047
7.0
CI 6.9 / 7.1
SE 0.047
6.8
CI 6.7 / 6.9
SE 0.047


Outside US 5.1
CI 5.0 / 5.2
SE 0.07
5.1
CI 5.0 / 5.2
SE 0.069
5.1
CI 4.9 / 5.2
SE 0.07
4.7
CI 4.6 / 4.9
SE 0.069


Geographic location









Metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Non-metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Marital status (of mother)









Married 5.1
CI 5.0 / 5.2
SE 0.044
5.2
CI 5.1 / 5.2
SE 0.045
5.1
CI 5.0 / 5.2
SE 0.045
4.9
CI 4.8 / 5.0
SE 0.045


Unmarried 9.2
CI 9.0 / 9.3
SE 0.075
9.2
CI 9.0 / 9.3
SE 0.073
8.9
CI 8.7 / 9.0
SE 0.072
8.6
CI 8.4 / 8.7
SE 0.071


Fetal and/or live birth weight









Less than 1,500g 240.4
CI 236.2 / 244.7
SE 2.151
240.9
CI 236.7 / 245.1
SE 2.14
237.4
CI 233.2 / 241.6
SE 2.162
231.2
CI 227.0 / 235.5
SE 2.162


1,500 to 2,499g 14.1
CI 13.7 / 14.5
SE 0.223
14.6
CI 14.2 / 15.1
SE 0.226
14.3
CI 13.9 / 14.8
SE 0.225
13.8
CI 13.4 / 14.3
SE 0.225


2,500g or more 2.2
CI 2.2 / 2.3
SE 0.024
2.3
CI 2.2 / 2.3
SE 0.024
2.3
CI 2.2 / 2.3
SE 0.024
2.2
CI 2.2 / 2.3
SE 0.024


Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Neonatal deaths (per 1,000 live births, <28 days)

2020 Baseline (year): 4.5 (2006)
2020 Target: 4.1
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2006 2007 2008    
Total 4.5
CI 4.4 / 4.5
SE 0.032
4.4
CI 4.4 / 4.5
SE 0.032
4.3
CI 4.2 / 4.4
SE 0.032




Sex









Male 4.9
CI 4.8 / 4.9
SE 0.047
4.8
CI 4.7 / 4.9
SE 0.047
4.7
CI 4.6 / 4.8
SE 0.047




Female 4.1
CI 4.0 / 4.1
SE 0.044
4.0
CI 4.0 / 4.1
SE 0.044
3.9
CI 3.8 / 4.0
SE 0.043




Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 4.3
CI 3.7 / 4.9
SE 0.301
4.6
CI 4.0 / 5.2
SE 0.304
4.2
CI 3.6 / 4.8
SE 0.291




Asian or Pacific Islander 3.2
CI 3.0 / 3.4
SE 0.115
3.4
CI 3.2 / 3.6
SE 0.115
3.1
CI 2.9 / 3.3
SE 0.11




Black or African American 8.7
CI 8.4 / 8.9
SE 0.115
8.5
CI 8.3 / 8.7
SE 0.113
8.1
CI 7.9 / 8.3
SE 0.11




White 3.7
CI 3.6 / 3.8
SE 0.034
3.7
CI 3.6 / 3.7
SE 0.033
3.6
CI 3.5 / 3.7
SE 0.033




Hispanic or Latino 3.7
CI 3.6 / 3.9
SE 0.06
3.7
CI 3.6 / 3.8
SE 0.059
3.8
CI 3.6 / 3.9
SE 0.06




Not Hispanic or Latino 4.6
CI 4.6 / 4.7
SE 0.038
4.6
CI 4.5 / 4.7
SE 0.038
4.4
CI 4.3 / 4.5
SE 0.037




   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 9.0
CI 8.7 / 9.2
SE 0.121
8.7
CI 8.5 / 9.0
SE 0.119
8.3
CI 8.1 / 8.5
SE 0.116




   White, not Hispanic or Latino 3.6
CI 3.6 / 3.7
SE 0.04
3.6
CI 3.5 / 3.7
SE 0.04
3.5
CI 3.4 / 3.6
SE 0.039




Age group (of mother)









<15 13.0
CI 10.2 / 15.8
SE 1.436
9.5
CI 7.1 / 12.0
SE 1.246
10.4
CI 7.8 / 13.1
SE 1.351




15-19 5.8
CI 5.6 / 6.0
SE 0.116
5.9
CI 5.7 / 6.1
SE 0.115
5.6
CI 5.4 / 5.8
SE 0.114




20-24 4.6
CI 4.4 / 4.7
SE 0.065
4.5
CI 4.3 / 4.6
SE 0.064
4.4
CI 4.3 / 4.5
SE 0.065




25-29 4.1
CI 4.0 / 4.2
SE 0.059
4.0
CI 3.9 / 4.1
SE 0.058
3.9
CI 3.8 / 4.0
SE 0.057




30-34 3.9
CI 3.8 / 4.0
SE 0.064
3.9
CI 3.8 / 4.0
SE 0.064
3.7
CI 3.6 / 3.8
SE 0.062




35 and over 4.8
CI 4.6 / 5.0
SE 0.089
4.9
CI 4.7 / 5.1
SE 0.09
4.8
CI 4.7 / 5.0
SE 0.09




Country of birth (of mother)









US 4.6
CI 4.5 / 4.6
SE 0.038
4.6
CI 4.5 / 4.6
SE 0.038
4.4
CI 4.3 / 4.5
SE 0.037




Outside US 3.6
CI 3.5 / 3.8
SE 0.059
3.6
CI 3.5 / 3.7
SE 0.058
3.6
CI 3.5 / 3.7
SE 0.059




Marital status (of mother)









Married 3.6
CI 3.5 / 3.7
SE 0.037
3.6
CI 3.5 / 3.7
SE 0.037
3.5
CI 3.4 / 3.6
SE 0.037




Unmarried 5.8
CI 5.7 / 5.9
SE 0.06
5.7
CI 5.6 / 5.8
SE 0.058
5.5
CI 5.4 / 5.6
SE 0.056




Fetal and/or live birth weight









Less than 1,500g 208.9
CI 205.0 / 212.8
SE 1.979
207.3
CI 203.4 / 211.1
SE 1.958
205.1
CI 201.2 / 209.0
SE 1.983




1,500 to 2,499g 8.4
CI 8.1 / 8.8
SE 0.171
8.5
CI 8.2 / 8.9
SE 0.172
8.1
CI 7.8 / 8.4
SE 0.169




2,500g or more 0.8
CI 0.7 / 0.8
SE 0.014
0.8
CI 0.7 / 0.8
SE 0.014
0.7
CI 0.7 / 0.8
SE 0.014




Footnotes View Footnotes

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Postneonatal deaths (per 1,000 live births, 28 days to <1 year)

2020 Baseline (year): 2.2 (2006)
2020 Target: 2.0
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2006 2007 2008    
Total 2.2
CI 2.2 / 2.3
SE 0.023
2.3
CI 2.3 / 2.4
SE 0.023
2.3
CI 2.3 / 2.4
SE 0.023




Sex









Male 2.5
CI 2.4 / 2.5
SE 0.034
2.6
CI 2.5 / 2.6
SE 0.034
2.5
CI 2.5 / 2.6
SE 0.034




Female 2.0
CI 1.9 / 2.0
SE 0.031
2.1
CI 2.0 / 2.1
SE 0.031
2.1
CI 2.0 / 2.1
SE 0.032




Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 4.0
CI 3.4 / 4.5
SE 0.289
4.7
CI 4.1 / 5.3
SE 0.308
4.2
CI 3.7 / 4.8
SE 0.293




Asian or Pacific Islander 1.4
CI 1.2 / 1.5
SE 0.075
1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.5
SE 0.074
1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.6
SE 0.075




Black or African American 4.2
CI 4.1 / 4.4
SE 0.08
4.4
CI 4.3 / 4.6
SE 0.081
4.3
CI 4.1 / 4.4
SE 0.08




White 1.9
CI 1.8 / 1.9
SE 0.024
1.9
CI 1.9 / 2.0
SE 0.024
2.0
CI 1.9 / 2.0
SE 0.024




Hispanic or Latino 1.7
CI 1.6 / 1.8
SE 0.04
1.8
CI 1.7 / 1.9
SE 0.041
1.8
CI 1.7 / 1.9
SE 0.042




Not Hispanic or Latino 2.4
CI 2.3 / 2.5
SE 0.027
2.5
CI 2.5 / 2.6
SE 0.028
2.5
CI 2.4 / 2.5
SE 0.028




   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 4.4
CI 4.2 / 4.6
SE 0.085
4.6
CI 4.4 / 4.7
SE 0.086
4.4
CI 4.2 / 4.6
SE 0.084




   White, not Hispanic or Latino 1.9
CI 1.9 / 2.0
SE 0.029
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.1
SE 0.03
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.1
SE 0.03




Age group (of mother)









<15 5.0
CI 3.3 / 6.8
SE 0.891
5.0
CI 3.3 / 6.8
SE 0.905
4.5
CI 2.8 / 6.3
SE 0.89




15-19 3.9
CI 3.7 / 4.0
SE 0.094
3.9
CI 3.7 / 4.0
SE 0.093
3.9
CI 3.7 / 4.1
SE 0.095




20-24 3.0
CI 2.9 / 3.1
SE 0.053
3.2
CI 3.1 / 3.3
SE 0.055
3.1
CI 3.0 / 3.2
SE 0.055




25-29 1.9
CI 1.8 / 2.0
SE 0.04
2.0
CI 1.9 / 2.0
SE 0.04
2.0
CI 1.9 / 2.1
SE 0.041




30-34 1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.5
SE 0.038
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.039
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.039




35 and over 1.6
CI 1.5 / 1.7
SE 0.052
1.7
CI 1.6 / 1.8
SE 0.053
1.7
CI 1.6 / 1.8
SE 0.053




Country of birth (of mother)









US 2.5
CI 2.4 / 2.5
SE 0.028
2.6
CI 2.5 / 2.7
SE 0.028
2.6
CI 2.5 / 2.6
SE 0.028




Outside US 1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.037
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.6
SE 0.037
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.6
SE 0.038




Marital status (of mother)









Married 1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.024
1.6
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.025
1.6
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.025




Unmarried 3.4
CI 3.3 / 3.5
SE 0.045
3.5
CI 3.4 / 3.6
SE 0.045
3.4
CI 3.3 / 3.5
SE 0.044




Fetal and/or live birth weight









Less than 1,500g 31.5
CI 30.1 / 32.9
SE 0.71
33.6
CI 32.2 / 35.1
SE 0.73
32.3
CI 30.9 / 33.7
SE 0.728




1,500 to 2,499g 5.7
CI 5.4 / 6.0
SE 0.141
6.1
CI 5.8 / 6.4
SE 0.145
6.2
CI 5.9 / 6.5
SE 0.148




2,500g or more 1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.019
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.02
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.02




Footnotes View Footnotes

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Infant deaths due to birth defects (per 1,000 live births, <1 year)

2020 Baseline (year): 1.4 (2006)
2020 Target: 1.3
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2006 2007 2008    
Total 1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.018
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.018
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.018




Sex









Male 1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.026
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.025
1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.025




Female 1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.025
1.3
CI 1.2 / 1.3
SE 0.025
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.025




Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 1.5
CI 1.2 / 1.9
SE 0.179
1.8
CI 1.5 / 2.2
SE 0.193
1.5
CI 1.2 / 1.9
SE 0.175




Asian or Pacific Islander 1.1
CI 1.0 / 1.2
SE 0.067
1.1
CI 1.0 / 1.2
SE 0.066
1.0
CI 0.9 / 1.1
SE 0.063




Black or African American 1.7
CI 1.6 / 1.8
SE 0.051
1.6
CI 1.5 / 1.7
SE 0.049
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.6
SE 0.048




White 1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.02
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.3
SE 0.02
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.02




Hispanic or Latino 1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.5
SE 0.037
1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.5
SE 0.036
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.038




Not Hispanic or Latino 1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.021
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.02
1.3
CI 1.2 / 1.3
SE 0.02




   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 1.7
CI 1.6 / 1.8
SE 0.053
1.7
CI 1.6 / 1.8
SE 0.051
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.6
SE 0.05




   White, not Hispanic or Latino 1.3
CI 1.2 / 1.3
SE 0.023
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.3
SE 0.023
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.3
SE 0.023




Age group (of mother)









<15 DSU

DSU

DSU





15-19 1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.6
SE 0.059
1.7
CI 1.5 / 1.8
SE 0.061
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.6
SE 0.059




20-24 1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.036
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.035
1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.036




25-29 1.3
CI 1.2 / 1.3
SE 0.033
1.2
CI 1.1 / 1.3
SE 0.032
1.1
CI 1.1 / 1.2
SE 0.031




30-34 1.2
CI 1.1 / 1.2
SE 0.035
1.1
CI 1.1 / 1.2
SE 0.034
1.2
CI 1.1 / 1.2
SE 0.035




35 and over 1.8
CI 1.7 / 1.9
SE 0.054
1.7
CI 1.6 / 1.8
SE 0.053
1.8
CI 1.7 / 1.9
SE 0.055




Country of birth (of mother)









US 1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.021
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.02
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.3
SE 0.02




Outside US 1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.5
SE 0.036
1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.036
1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.5
SE 0.037




Marital status (of mother)









Married 1.3
CI 1.2 / 1.3
SE 0.022
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.3
SE 0.022
1.3
CI 1.2 / 1.3
SE 0.022




Unmarried 1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.03
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.03
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.029




Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Infant deaths due to congenital heart defects (per 1,000 live births, <1 year)

2020 Baseline (year): 0.38 (2006)
2020 Target: 0.34
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2006 2007 2008    
Total 0.38
CI 0.37 / 0.40
SE 0.009
0.38
CI 0.36 / 0.39
SE 0.009
0.36
CI 0.34 / 0.38
SE 0.009




Sex









Male 0.42
CI 0.39 / 0.45
SE 0.014
0.40
CI 0.38 / 0.43
SE 0.014
0.38
CI 0.36 / 0.41
SE 0.013




Female 0.35
CI 0.32 / 0.37
SE 0.013
0.34
CI 0.32 / 0.37
SE 0.013
0.34
CI 0.31 / 0.36
SE 0.013




Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native DSU

0.52
CI 0.32 / 0.72
SE 0.103
0.43
CI 0.25 / 0.61
SE 0.093




Asian or Pacific Islander 0.31
CI 0.24 / 0.38
SE 0.036
0.33
CI 0.26 / 0.40
SE 0.036
0.26
CI 0.19 / 0.32
SE 0.032




Black or African American 0.51
CI 0.45 / 0.56
SE 0.028
0.52
CI 0.46 / 0.57
SE 0.028
0.46
CI 0.41 / 0.51
SE 0.026




White 0.36
CI 0.35 / 0.38
SE 0.01
0.35
CI 0.33 / 0.37
SE 0.01
0.35
CI 0.33 / 0.37
SE 0.01




Hispanic or Latino 0.37
CI 0.33 / 0.41
SE 0.019
0.37
CI 0.34 / 0.41
SE 0.019
0.35
CI 0.31 / 0.38
SE 0.018




Not Hispanic or Latino 0.39
CI 0.37 / 0.41
SE 0.011
0.37
CI 0.35 / 0.39
SE 0.011
0.36
CI 0.34 / 0.38
SE 0.011




   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 0.52
CI 0.46 / 0.58
SE 0.029
0.53
CI 0.47 / 0.59
SE 0.029
0.45
CI 0.40 / 0.50
SE 0.027




   White, not Hispanic or Latino 0.36
CI 0.34 / 0.38
SE 0.012
0.34
CI 0.31 / 0.36
SE 0.012
0.34
CI 0.32 / 0.37
SE 0.012




Age group (of mother)









<15 DSU

DSU

DSU





15-19 0.40
CI 0.35 / 0.46
SE 0.03
0.42
CI 0.36 / 0.48
SE 0.031
0.35
CI 0.30 / 0.40
SE 0.028




20-24 0.38
CI 0.35 / 0.42
SE 0.019
0.38
CI 0.34 / 0.42
SE 0.019
0.38
CI 0.35 / 0.42
SE 0.019




25-29 0.37
CI 0.33 / 0.40
SE 0.018
0.36
CI 0.33 / 0.39
SE 0.017
0.33
CI 0.30 / 0.37
SE 0.017




30-34 0.35
CI 0.31 / 0.38
SE 0.019
0.35
CI 0.32 / 0.39
SE 0.019
0.36
CI 0.32 / 0.40
SE 0.019




35 and over 0.45
CI 0.40 / 0.51
SE 0.027
0.40
CI 0.35 / 0.45
SE 0.025
0.38
CI 0.33 / 0.43
SE 0.025




Country of birth (of mother)









US 0.38
CI 0.36 / 0.40
SE 0.011
0.38
CI 0.36 / 0.40
SE 0.011
0.37
CI 0.35 / 0.39
SE 0.011




Outside US 0.38
CI 0.34 / 0.42
SE 0.019
0.36
CI 0.32 / 0.39
SE 0.018
0.33
CI 0.30 / 0.37
SE 0.018




Marital status (of mother)









Married 0.36
CI 0.34 / 0.38
SE 0.012
0.33
CI 0.31 / 0.35
SE 0.011
0.34
CI 0.32 / 0.36
SE 0.012




Unmarried 0.42
CI 0.39 / 0.45
SE 0.016
0.44
CI 0.41 / 0.47
SE 0.016
0.39
CI 0.36 / 0.42
SE 0.015




Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Infant deaths due to sudden infant death syndrome (per 1,000 live births, <1 year)

2020 Baseline (year): 0.55 (2006)
2020 Target: 0.50
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2006 2007 2008    
Total 0.55
CI 0.52 / 0.57
SE 0.011
0.57
CI 0.55 / 0.59
SE 0.011
0.55
CI 0.53 / 0.57
SE 0.011




Sex









Male 0.62
CI 0.59 / 0.66
SE 0.017
0.64
CI 0.61 / 0.68
SE 0.017
0.63
CI 0.60 / 0.67
SE 0.017




Female 0.46
CI 0.43 / 0.49
SE 0.015
0.49
CI 0.46 / 0.52
SE 0.015
0.47
CI 0.44 / 0.50
SE 0.015




Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 1.19
CI 0.88 / 1.50
SE 0.158
1.42
CI 1.09 / 1.75
SE 0.17
0.92
CI 0.65 / 1.18
SE 0.136




Asian or Pacific Islander 0.23
CI 0.17 / 0.29
SE 0.031
0.22
CI 0.16 / 0.27
SE 0.029
0.23
CI 0.18 / 0.29
SE 0.03




Black or African American 0.99
CI 0.92 / 1.07
SE 0.039
1.04
CI 0.96 / 1.11
SE 0.039
1.04
CI 0.96 / 1.11
SE 0.039




White 0.47
CI 0.45 / 0.49
SE 0.012
0.49
CI 0.47 / 0.51
SE 0.012
0.47
CI 0.45 / 0.50
SE 0.012




Hispanic or Latino 0.27
CI 0.24 / 0.30
SE 0.016
0.29
CI 0.26 / 0.33
SE 0.017
0.32
CI 0.28 / 0.35
SE 0.017




Not Hispanic or Latino 0.63
CI 0.61 / 0.66
SE 0.014
0.66
CI 0.63 / 0.69
SE 0.014
0.63
CI 0.60 / 0.66
SE 0.014




   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 1.04
CI 0.96 / 1.12
SE 0.041
1.08
CI 1.00 / 1.16
SE 0.042
1.07
CI 0.99 / 1.15
SE 0.041




   White, not Hispanic or Latino 0.56
CI 0.52 / 0.59
SE 0.016
0.58
CI 0.55 / 0.61
SE 0.016
0.55
CI 0.51 / 0.58
SE 0.016




Age group (of mother)









<15 DSU

DSU

DSU





15-19 1.01
CI 0.92 / 1.11
SE 0.048
1.06
CI 0.96 / 1.16
SE 0.049
1.06
CI 0.96 / 1.15
SE 0.049




20-24 0.86
CI 0.81 / 0.92
SE 0.028
0.95
CI 0.89 / 1.01
SE 0.03
0.86
CI 0.81 / 0.92
SE 0.029




25-29 0.46
CI 0.42 / 0.50
SE 0.02
0.46
CI 0.42 / 0.50
SE 0.02
0.49
CI 0.45 / 0.53
SE 0.02




30-34 0.26
CI 0.23 / 0.30
SE 0.017
0.26
CI 0.23 / 0.30
SE 0.017
0.26
CI 0.23 / 0.30
SE 0.017




35 and over 0.25
CI 0.21 / 0.29
SE 0.02
0.22
CI 0.18 / 0.26
SE 0.019
0.23
CI 0.19 / 0.27
SE 0.019




Country of birth (of mother)









US 0.67
CI 0.64 / 0.69
SE 0.014
0.70
CI 0.67 / 0.73
SE 0.015
0.67
CI 0.64 / 0.70
SE 0.014




Outside US 0.17
CI 0.15 / 0.20
SE 0.013
0.18
CI 0.16 / 0.21
SE 0.013
0.18
CI 0.16 / 0.21
SE 0.013




Marital status (of mother)









Married 0.32
CI 0.30 / 0.34
SE 0.011
0.33
CI 0.31 / 0.35
SE 0.011
0.31
CI 0.29 / 0.33
SE 0.011




Unmarried 0.90
CI 0.86 / 0.95
SE 0.023
0.94
CI 0.89 / 0.98
SE 0.023
0.91
CI 0.86 / 0.95
SE 0.023




Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Infant deaths due to sudden unexpected/unexplained causes (per 1,000 live births, <1 year)

2020 Baseline (year): 0.93 (2006)
2020 Target: 0.84
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2006 2007 2008    
Total 0.93
CI 0.90 / 0.96
SE 0.015
0.98
CI 0.95 / 1.01
SE 0.015
0.99
CI 0.96 / 1.02
SE 0.015




Sex (of child)









Male 1.06
CI 1.01 / 1.10
SE 0.022
1.11
CI 1.06 / 1.15
SE 0.022
1.11
CI 1.07 / 1.16
SE 0.023




Female 0.79
CI 0.75 / 0.83
SE 0.02
0.84
CI 0.80 / 0.88
SE 0.02
0.86
CI 0.82 / 0.89
SE 0.02




Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 2.28
CI 1.85 / 2.71
SE 0.219
2.44
CI 2.00 / 2.87
SE 0.222
1.79
CI 1.42 / 2.17
SE 0.19




Asian or Pacific Islander 0.43
CI 0.35 / 0.51
SE 0.042
0.37
CI 0.30 / 0.45
SE 0.038
0.42
CI 0.34 / 0.50
SE 0.041




Black or African American 1.76
CI 1.66 / 1.86
SE 0.051
1.88
CI 1.77 / 1.98
SE 0.053
1.90
CI 1.80 / 2.01
SE 0.053




White 0.78
CI 0.75 / 0.81
SE 0.015
0.82
CI 0.79 / 0.85
SE 0.016
0.83
CI 0.80 / 0.86
SE 0.016




Hispanic or Latino 0.51
CI 0.47 / 0.56
SE 0.022
0.53
CI 0.49 / 0.57
SE 0.022
0.62
CI 0.57 / 0.66
SE 0.024




Not Hispanic or Latino 1.06
CI 1.03 / 1.10
SE 0.018
1.12
CI 1.09 / 1.16
SE 0.019
1.11
CI 1.07 / 1.14
SE 0.019




   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 1.84
CI 1.73 / 1.94
SE 0.055
1.95
CI 1.84 / 2.06
SE 0.056
1.96
CI 1.85 / 2.07
SE 0.056




   White, not Hispanic or Latino 0.90
CI 0.86 / 0.93
SE 0.02
0.95
CI 0.91 / 0.99
SE 0.02
0.93
CI 0.89 / 0.97
SE 0.02




Age group (of mother)









<15 DSU

DSU

DSU





15-19 1.78
CI 1.65 / 1.90
SE 0.064
1.86
CI 1.73 / 1.99
SE 0.065
1.87
CI 1.74 / 2.00
SE 0.066




20-24 1.44
CI 1.37 / 1.51
SE 0.037
1.59
CI 1.52 / 1.67
SE 0.038
1.56
CI 1.48 / 1.63
SE 0.038




25-29 0.79
CI 0.74 / 0.84
SE 0.026
0.80
CI 0.75 / 0.85
SE 0.026
0.86
CI 0.81 / 0.91
SE 0.027




30-34 0.45
CI 0.41 / 0.49
SE 0.022
0.45
CI 0.40 / 0.49
SE 0.022
0.48
CI 0.44 / 0.53
SE 0.022




35 and over 0.42
CI 0.37 / 0.47
SE 0.026
0.42
CI 0.37 / 0.47
SE 0.026
0.40
CI 0.35 / 0.45
SE 0.026




Country of birth (of mother)









US 1.13
CI 1.09 / 1.16
SE 0.019
1.18
CI 1.15 / 1.22
SE 0.019
1.19
CI 1.16 / 1.23
SE 0.019




Outside US 0.32
CI 0.28 / 0.35
SE 0.017
0.33
CI 0.30 / 0.37
SE 0.018
0.34
CI 0.30 / 0.37
SE 0.018




Marital status (of mother)









Married 0.53
CI 0.50 / 0.56
SE 0.014
0.53
CI 0.51 / 0.56
SE 0.014
0.56
CI 0.53 / 0.59
SE 0.015




Unmarried 1.56
CI 1.50 / 1.63
SE 0.031
1.65
CI 1.59 / 1.71
SE 0.031
1.61
CI 1.55 / 1.67
SE 0.031




Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Deaths among infants with Downs syndrome (per 1,000 population, <1 year)

2020 Baseline (year): 48.6 (2005-2006)
2020 Target: 43.7
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2005-2006        
Total 48.6









Race/Ethnicity









Hispanic or Latino 48.9









Not Hispanic or Latino ---









   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 62.3









   White only, not Hispanic or Latino 45.3









Footnotes View Footnotes

---: Data are not available.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Child deaths (per 100,000 population, 1–4 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 29.4 (2007)
2020 Target: 26.51
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 20072 2008 2009 2010  
Total 29.4
CI 28.6 / 30.3
SE 0.429
29.3
CI 28.5 / 30.1
SE 0.426
27.4
CI 26.6 / 28.2
SE 0.411
26.5
CI 25.8 / 27.3
SE 0.404


Sex









Male 32.3
CI 31.0 / 33.5
SE 0.629
32.7
CI 31.4 / 33.9
SE 0.629
30.1
CI 28.9 / 31.2
SE 0.602
29.6
CI 28.4 / 30.8
SE 0.597


Female 26.5
CI 25.3 / 27.6
SE 0.582
25.8
CI 24.7 / 26.9
SE 0.572
24.6
CI 23.5 / 25.7
SE 0.557
23.3
CI 22.3 / 24.4
SE 0.542


Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native 36.2
CI 29.0 / 43.4
SE 3.678
35.2
CI 28.3 / 42.1
SE 3.521
27.4
CI 21.5 / 33.3
SE 3.005
29.4
CI 23.5 / 35.4
SE 3.052


Asian or Pacific Islander 20.6
CI 17.6 / 23.6
SE 1.527
18.0
CI 15.3 / 20.8
SE 1.412
16.1
CI 13.5 / 18.7
SE 1.318
17.9
CI 15.1 / 20.6
SE 1.382


Black or African American 44.4
CI 41.8 / 46.9
SE 1.315
42.4
CI 39.9 / 44.9
SE 1.267
39.8
CI 37.5 / 42.2
SE 1.214
38.1
CI 35.8 / 40.4
SE 1.181


White 26.8
CI 25.9 / 27.7
SE 0.468
27.2
CI 26.3 / 28.1
SE 0.47
25.5
CI 24.6 / 26.4
SE 0.455
24.6
CI 23.7 / 25.4
SE 0.447


Hispanic or Latino 26.3
CI 24.7 / 27.9
SE 0.828
25.9
CI 24.4 / 27.5
SE 0.809
24.7
CI 23.1 / 26.2
SE 0.779
22.7
CI 21.2 / 24.1
SE 0.743


Not Hispanic or Latino 30.3
CI 29.3 / 31.3
SE 0.5
30.3
CI 29.3 / 31.3
SE 0.499
28.2
CI 27.2 / 29.1
SE 0.481
27.8
CI 26.8 / 28.7
SE 0.478


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 47.0
CI 44.2 / 49.7
SE 1.415
44.9
CI 42.2 / 47.6
SE 1.369
42.5
CI 39.9 / 45.1
SE 1.318
40.2
CI 37.7 / 42.7
SE 1.274


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 26.3
CI 25.3 / 27.4
SE 0.546
27.0
CI 25.9 / 28.1
SE 0.555
25.0
CI 24.0 / 26.1
SE 0.536
24.7
CI 23.6 / 25.7
SE 0.534


Country of birth









US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Outside US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Geographic location









Metropolitan 27.9
CI 27.0 / 28.8
SE 0.455
27.6
CI 26.7 / 28.5
SE 0.45
25.6
CI 24.8 / 26.5
SE 0.433
25.2
CI 24.4 / 26.1
SE 0.429


Non-metropolitan 37.7
CI 35.3 / 40.1
SE 1.23
38.6
CI 36.2 / 41.0
SE 1.235
37.0
CI 34.6 / 39.3
SE 1.202
33.7
CI 31.4 / 35.9
SE 1.147


Footnotes View Footnotes

1Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

2Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Child deaths (per 100,000 population, 5–9 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 13.8 (2007)
2020 Target: 12.41
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 20072 2008 2009 2010  
Total 13.8
CI 13.2 / 14.3
SE 0.264
12.6
CI 12.1 / 13.0
SE 0.251
12.5
CI 12.0 / 13.0
SE 0.249
11.4
CI 11.0 / 11.9
SE 0.237


Sex









Male 15.1
CI 14.3 / 15.8
SE 0.387
13.7
CI 13.0 / 14.4
SE 0.367
13.6
CI 12.9 / 14.3
SE 0.363
12.8
CI 12.1 / 13.4
SE 0.35


Female 12.4
CI 11.7 / 13.1
SE 0.358
11.3
CI 10.7 / 12.0
SE 0.341
11.4
CI 10.7 / 12.1
SE 0.34
10.1
CI 9.5 / 10.7
SE 0.318


Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native 12.3
CI 8.5 / 16.1
SE 1.949
11.7
CI 8.1 / 15.3
SE 1.85
14.4
CI 10.5 / 18.3
SE 1.999
12.2
CI 8.7 / 15.7
SE 1.795


Asian or Pacific Islander 9.1
CI 7.2 / 10.9
SE 0.94
9.2
CI 7.4 / 11.0
SE 0.927
10.8
CI 8.9 / 12.8
SE 0.982
8.5
CI 6.8 / 10.2
SE 0.854


Black or African American 17.9
CI 16.5 / 19.4
SE 0.747
17.8
CI 16.4 / 19.3
SE 0.743
17.8
CI 16.4 / 19.3
SE 0.739
15.0
CI 13.7 / 16.3
SE 0.674


White 13.2
CI 12.6 / 13.8
SE 0.295
11.7
CI 11.2 / 12.2
SE 0.277
11.4
CI 10.9 / 12.0
SE 0.272
10.9
CI 10.4 / 11.4
SE 0.265


Hispanic or Latino 13.3
CI 12.2 / 14.4
SE 0.56
10.8
CI 9.8 / 11.8
SE 0.493
11.9
CI 10.9 / 12.9
SE 0.506
8.8
CI 8.0 / 9.7
SE 0.429


Not Hispanic or Latino 13.9
CI 13.3 / 14.5
SE 0.299
13.0
CI 12.5 / 13.6
SE 0.29
12.6
CI 12.0 / 13.2
SE 0.285
12.2
CI 11.7 / 12.8
SE 0.28


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 18.8
CI 17.3 / 20.4
SE 0.794
18.7
CI 17.2 / 20.3
SE 0.791
18.7
CI 17.2 / 20.3
SE 0.789
15.9
CI 14.5 / 17.4
SE 0.726


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 12.9
CI 12.2 / 13.6
SE 0.338
11.7
CI 11.1 / 12.4
SE 0.322
10.9
CI 10.3 / 11.6
SE 0.311
11.4
CI 10.8 / 12.0
SE 0.318


Country of birth









US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Outside US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Geographic location









Metropolitan 13.1
CI 12.6 / 13.7
SE 0.282
12.1
CI 11.6 / 12.6
SE 0.269
11.9
CI 11.4 / 12.4
SE 0.265
10.7
CI 10.2 / 11.2
SE 0.25


Non-metropolitan 16.9
CI 15.5 / 18.4
SE 0.731
15.1
CI 13.7 / 16.4
SE 0.688
15.8
CI 14.4 / 17.1
SE 0.702
15.5
CI 14.1 / 16.9
SE 0.695


Footnotes View Footnotes

1Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

2Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Adolescent deaths (per 100,000 population, 10–14 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 16.5 (2007)
2020 Target: 14.81
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 20072 2008 2009 2010  
Total 16.5
CI 15.9 / 17.0
SE 0.281
15.2
CI 14.7 / 15.7
SE 0.271
15.1
CI 14.6 / 15.7
SE 0.271
14.3
CI 13.7 / 14.8
SE 0.263


Sex









Male 19.4
CI 18.5 / 20.2
SE 0.426
17.8
CI 17.0 / 18.6
SE 0.41
17.5
CI 16.7 / 18.3
SE 0.407
16.3
CI 15.6 / 17.1
SE 0.393


Female 13.5
CI 12.8 / 14.2
SE 0.364
12.5
CI 11.8 / 13.2
SE 0.352
12.7
CI 12.0 / 13.4
SE 0.354
12.1
CI 11.4 / 12.8
SE 0.346


Race/Ethnicity









Not Hispanic or Latino 17.1
CI 16.4 / 17.7
SE 0.32
15.9
CI 15.3 / 16.5
SE 0.311
15.4
CI 14.8 / 16.0
SE 0.308
14.9
CI 14.3 / 15.5
SE 0.304


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 15.6
CI 14.9 / 16.3
SE 0.358
14.6
CI 13.9 / 15.2
SE 0.348
13.7
CI 13.1 / 14.4
SE 0.34
13.8
CI 13.1 / 14.5
SE 0.342


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 23.6
CI 22.0 / 25.3
SE 0.85
21.8
CI 20.1 / 23.4
SE 0.823
22.2
CI 20.6 / 23.8
SE 0.837
20.2
CI 18.7 / 21.8
SE 0.802


American Indian or Alaska Native 15.5
CI 11.3 / 19.6
SE 2.105
16.0
CI 11.9 / 20.2
SE 2.123
17.3
CI 13.0 / 21.6
SE 2.178
16.6
CI 12.5 / 20.8
SE 2.112


Asian or Pacific Islander 11.4
CI 9.3 / 13.5
SE 1.053
10.2
CI 8.2 / 12.1
SE 0.983
10.1
CI 8.2 / 12.0
SE 0.97
7.8
CI 6.2 / 9.5
SE 0.845


Black or African American 22.5
CI 20.9 / 24.1
SE 0.802
20.6
CI 19.1 / 22.1
SE 0.773
21.0
CI 19.5 / 22.6
SE 0.785
19.1
CI 17.7 / 20.6
SE 0.75


White 15.5
CI 14.9 / 16.1
SE 0.312
14.4
CI 13.8 / 14.9
SE 0.301
14.2
CI 13.6 / 14.7
SE 0.299
13.6
CI 13.0 / 14.2
SE 0.293


Hispanic or Latino 14.0
CI 12.9 / 15.1
SE 0.576
12.5
CI 11.5 / 13.6
SE 0.538
14.0
CI 12.9 / 15.1
SE 0.563
11.7
CI 10.7 / 12.7
SE 0.508


Country of birth









US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Outside US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Geographic location









Metropolitan 15.6
CI 15.0 / 16.2
SE 0.299
14.2
CI 13.7 / 14.8
SE 0.286
14.3
CI 13.8 / 14.9
SE 0.288
13.2
CI 12.7 / 13.8
SE 0.276


Non-metropolitan 21.1
CI 19.6 / 22.7
SE 0.791
20.2
CI 18.7 / 21.8
SE 0.779
19.3
CI 17.8 / 20.8
SE 0.763
19.6
CI 18.1 / 21.1
SE 0.771


Footnotes View Footnotes

1Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

2Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Adolescent deaths (per 100,000 population, 15–19 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 60.3 (2007)
2020 Target: 54.31
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 20072 2008 2009 2010  
Total 60.3
CI 59.2 / 61.3
SE 0.523
55.9
CI 54.9 / 56.8
SE 0.501
51.9
CI 51.0 / 52.9
SE 0.484
49.4
CI 48.5 / 50.3
SE 0.473


Sex









Male 84.3
CI 82.6 / 86.0
SE 0.862
78.5
CI 76.9 / 80.2
SE 0.83
71.8
CI 70.2 / 73.3
SE 0.794
69.6
CI 68.0 / 71.1
SE 0.785


Female 34.9
CI 33.7 / 36.0
SE 0.57
31.9
CI 30.9 / 33.0
SE 0.544
31.0
CI 29.9 / 32.0
SE 0.535
28.1
CI 27.1 / 29.1
SE 0.512


Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native 70.6
CI 62.1 / 79.1
SE 4.338
68.7
CI 60.4 / 77.0
SE 4.23
69.0
CI 60.8 / 77.2
SE 4.2
61.5
CI 53.8 / 69.3
SE 3.955


Asian or Pacific Islander 28.8
CI 25.6 / 32.0
SE 1.627
24.3
CI 21.5 / 27.2
SE 1.474
24.1
CI 21.3 / 27.0
SE 1.448
22.8
CI 20.0 / 25.5
SE 1.393


Black or African American 79.5
CI 76.7 / 82.4
SE 1.463
75.4
CI 72.7 / 78.2
SE 1.412
67.6
CI 64.9 / 70.2
SE 1.332
67.0
CI 64.4 / 69.7
SE 1.333


White 57.8
CI 56.7 / 59.0
SE 0.585
53.3
CI 52.2 / 54.4
SE 0.561
49.9
CI 48.8 / 50.9
SE 0.544
47.0
CI 46.0 / 48.0
SE 0.53


Hispanic or Latino 52.6
CI 50.4 / 54.8
SE 1.129
47.4
CI 45.3 / 49.4
SE 1.05
46.9
CI 44.9 / 48.9
SE 1.027
41.5
CI 39.7 / 43.4
SE 0.957


Not Hispanic or Latino 61.9
CI 60.8 / 63.1
SE 0.587
57.8
CI 56.6 / 58.9
SE 0.568
52.9
CI 51.8 / 53.9
SE 0.546
51.2
CI 50.1 / 52.3
SE 0.541


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 82.7
CI 79.7 / 85.7
SE 1.537
79.0
CI 76.1 / 81.9
SE 1.491
70.4
CI 67.7 / 73.2
SE 1.407
70.6
CI 67.8 / 73.3
SE 1.416


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 58.2
CI 56.9 / 59.5
SE 0.664
53.9
CI 52.6 / 55.1
SE 0.642
49.4
CI 48.2 / 50.6
SE 0.619
47.5
CI 46.3 / 48.7
SE 0.612


Country of birth









US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Outside US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Geographic location









Metropolitan 56.8
CI 55.7 / 57.9
SE 0.556
52.7
CI 51.7 / 53.8
SE 0.534
48.6
CI 47.6 / 49.6
SE 0.512
46.3
CI 45.4 / 47.3
SE 0.501


Non-metropolitan 77.5
CI 74.7 / 80.3
SE 1.447
71.5
CI 68.8 / 74.3
SE 1.394
68.6
CI 65.9 / 71.3
SE 1.374
65.2
CI 62.5 / 67.8
SE 1.349


Footnotes View Footnotes

1Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

2Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Young adult deaths (per 100,000 population, 20–24 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 98.1 (2007)
2020 Target: 88.31
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 20072 2008 2009 2010  
Total 98.1
CI 96.8 / 99.5
SE 0.682
93.4
CI 92.1 / 94.7
SE 0.664
88.4
CI 87.1 / 89.6
SE 0.643
86.5
CI 85.2 / 87.7
SE 0.633


Sex









Male 145.8
CI 143.5 / 148.1
SE 1.161
139.0
CI 136.8 / 141.2
SE 1.132
129.4
CI 127.3 / 131.5
SE 1.088
126.4
CI 124.3 / 128.5
SE 1.071


Female 48.0
CI 46.6 / 49.3
SE 0.683
45.7
CI 44.4 / 47.0
SE 0.665
45.5
CI 44.2 / 46.8
SE 0.66
44.8
CI 43.6 / 46.1
SE 0.651


Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native 106.4
CI 95.4 / 117.4
SE 5.631
107.6
CI 96.6 / 118.5
SE 5.586
112.8
CI 101.8 / 123.9
SE 5.641
102.8
CI 92.4 / 113.2
SE 5.322


Asian or Pacific Islander 43.7
CI 40.0 / 47.4
SE 1.897
36.0
CI 32.7 / 39.3
SE 1.7
37.8
CI 34.4 / 41.2
SE 1.717
36.9
CI 33.6 / 40.1
SE 1.674


Black or African American 138.8
CI 134.7 / 142.9
SE 2.087
134.9
CI 130.9 / 138.9
SE 2.042
126.1
CI 122.3 / 129.9
SE 1.952
122.4
CI 118.7 / 126.2
SE 1.902


White 94.1
CI 92.6 / 95.6
SE 0.759
89.3
CI 87.9 / 90.8
SE 0.739
84.2
CI 82.8 / 85.6
SE 0.716
82.7
CI 81.3 / 84.1
SE 0.707


Hispanic or Latino 87.3
CI 84.5 / 90.2
SE 1.473
77.1
CI 74.4 / 79.8
SE 1.37
73.6
CI 71.0 / 76.2
SE 1.321
67.4
CI 64.9 / 69.8
SE 1.248


Not Hispanic or Latino 100.4
CI 98.9 / 101.9
SE 0.767
97.0
CI 95.6 / 98.5
SE 0.754
91.5
CI 90.0 / 92.9
SE 0.73
90.9
CI 89.5 / 92.3
SE 0.726


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 145.6
CI 141.2 / 149.9
SE 2.208
142.0
CI 137.8 / 146.3
SE 2.169
133.1
CI 129.1 / 137.2
SE 2.08
129.5
CI 125.5 / 133.5
SE 2.031


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 93.9
CI 92.2 / 95.6
SE 0.86
90.8
CI 89.2 / 92.5
SE 0.847
85.1
CI 83.5 / 86.7
SE 0.819
85.4
CI 83.8 / 87.0
SE 0.82


Country of birth









US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Outside US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Geographic location









Metropolitan 93.5
CI 92.1 / 94.9
SE 0.725
89.4
CI 88.0 / 90.8
SE 0.706
84.3
CI 83.0 / 85.6
SE 0.682
83.6
CI 82.3 / 84.9
SE 0.675


Non-metropolitan 123.3
CI 119.5 / 127.1
SE 1.939
115.8
CI 112.1 / 119.5
SE 1.889
111.1
CI 107.5 / 114.8
SE 1.854
102.6
CI 99.1 / 106.1
SE 1.78


Footnotes View Footnotes

1Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

2Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Maternal deaths (per 100,000 live births)

2020 Baseline (year): 12.7 (2007)
2020 Target: 11.4
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007        
Total 12.7
CI 11.6 / 13.8
SE 0.542








Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native DSU









Asian or Pacific Islander 9.4
CI 5.7 / 13.2
SE 1.925








Black or African American 26.5
CI 22.6 / 30.4
SE 1.98








White 10.0
CI 9.0 / 11.1
SE 0.549








Hispanic or Latino 8.9
CI 7.1 / 10.7
SE 0.917








Not Hispanic or Latino 14.1
CI 12.8 / 15.4
SE 0.66








   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 28.4
CI 24.2 / 32.5
SE 2.127








   White, not Hispanic or Latino 10.5
CI 9.2 / 11.8
SE 0.673








Age group









<15 DSU









15-19 7.0
CI 4.5 / 9.4
SE 1.251








20-24 8.1
CI 6.4 / 9.8
SE 0.867








25-29 9.4
CI 7.7 / 11.2
SE 0.884








30-34 12.1
CI 9.9 / 14.3
SE 1.12








35 and over 32.3
CI 27.8 / 36.8
SE 2.297








Country of birth









US 13.3
CI 12.0 / 14.6
SE 0.642








Outside US 10.7
CI 8.7 / 12.6
SE 0.999








Geographic location









Metropolitan 12.8
CI 11.6 / 14.0
SE 0.591








Non-metropolitan 12.1
CI 9.5 / 14.8
SE 1.358








Marital status









Married DSU









Unmarried DSU









Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Maternal complications during hospitalized labor and delivery (per 100 deliveries)

2020 Baseline (year): 31.1 (2007)
2020 Target: 28.0
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007        
Total 31.1
CI 30.0 / 32.3
SE 0.592








Race/Ethnicity









Black or African American only 37.3
CI 34.3 / 40.3
SE 1.544








White only 29.1
CI 27.6 / 30.7
SE 0.776








Age group









<15 DSU









15-19 32.6
CI 29.6 / 35.6
SE 1.529








20-24 27.7
CI 25.8 / 29.5
SE 0.943








25-29 31.4
CI 29.5 / 33.3
SE 0.968








30-34 30.6
CI 28.7 / 32.5
SE 0.973








35 and over 36.3
CI 33.6 / 39.0
SE 1.374








Geographic region (of hospital)









Northeast 31.6
CI 28.4 / 34.8
SE 1.637








Midwest 30.6
CI 28.3 / 32.9
SE 1.187








South 33.8
CI 32.3 / 35.4
SE 0.797








West 27.0
CI 24.5 / 29.5
SE 1.276








Health insurance status









Insured 31.1
CI 30.0 / 32.3
SE 0.596








   Private 31.1
CI 29.6 / 32.6
SE 0.768








   Public 31.2
CI 29.7 / 32.7
SE 0.778








Uninsured 31.8
CI 25.7 / 37.8
SE 3.091








Marital status (15 years and over)









Married 30.2
CI 28.2 / 32.2
SE 1.039








Divorced or separated 33.5
CI 23.3 / 43.7
SE 5.198








Widowed DSU









Single 30.9
CI 28.6 / 33.3
SE 1.200








Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Cesarean births among low-risk women with no prior cesarean births (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 26.5 (2007)
2020 Target: 23.9
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007 2008 2009 2010  
Total 26.5
CI 26.4 / 26.6
SE 0.056
26.6
CI 26.5 / 26.7
SE 0.052
26.9
CI 26.8 / 27.0
SE 0.051
26.4
CI 26.3 / 26.5
SE 0.048


Sex (of child)









Male 28.5
CI 28.4 / 28.7
SE 0.08
28.6
CI 28.5 / 28.7
SE 0.074
29.0
CI 28.9 / 29.1
SE 0.073
28.5
CI 28.3 / 28.6
SE 0.069


Female 24.3
CI 24.2 / 24.5
SE 0.077
24.5
CI 24.3 / 24.6
SE 0.072
24.7
CI 24.6 / 24.9
SE 0.071
24.2
CI 24.1 / 24.4
SE 0.067


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 24.5
CI 23.1 / 25.8
SE 0.687
21.7
CI 20.6 / 22.7
SE 0.539
23.8
CI 22.8 / 24.7
SE 0.494
23.3
CI 22.4 / 24.2
SE 0.476


Asian or Pacific Islander 26.9
CI 26.5 / 27.3
SE 0.213
27.8
CI 27.4 / 28.1
SE 0.194
28.3
CI 27.9 / 28.7
SE 0.194
27.9
CI 27.5 / 28.2
SE 0.184


Black or African American 28.6
CI 28.3 / 29.0
SE 0.166
28.8
CI 28.5 / 29.1
SE 0.147
29.5
CI 29.2 / 29.8
SE 0.146
29.4
CI 29.1 / 29.7
SE 0.136


White 26.1
CI 26.0 / 26.2
SE 0.062
26.2
CI 26.0 / 26.3
SE 0.058
26.4
CI 26.3 / 26.5
SE 0.057
25.8
CI 25.7 / 25.9
SE 0.054


Hispanic or Latino 26.1
CI 25.9 / 26.3
SE 0.106
25.8
CI 25.6 / 26.0
SE 0.1
26.4
CI 26.2 / 26.6
SE 0.101
25.9
CI 25.7 / 26.1
SE 0.099


Not Hispanic or Latino 26.6
CI 26.5 / 26.7
SE 0.066
26.8
CI 26.7 / 27.0
SE 0.061
27.1
CI 27.0 / 27.2
SE 0.059
26.6
CI 26.4 / 26.7
SE 0.056


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 28.8
CI 28.5 / 29.2
SE 0.174
29.1
CI 28.8 / 29.4
SE 0.155
29.7
CI 29.4 / 30.0
SE 0.154
29.6
CI 29.3 / 29.9
SE 0.143


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 26.1
CI 26.0 / 26.3
SE 0.075
26.3
CI 26.2 / 26.4
SE 0.07
26.4
CI 26.3 / 26.6
SE 0.069
25.7
CI 25.6 / 25.9
SE 0.064


Age group (of mother)









<15 19.9
CI 18.3 / 21.5
SE 0.826
16.7
CI 15.3 / 18.2
SE 0.737
18.5
CI 17.0 / 20.1
SE 0.791
16.9
CI 15.4 / 18.4
SE 0.758


15-19 19.3
CI 19.1 / 19.5
SE 0.104
19.4
CI 19.2 / 19.5
SE 0.097
19.7
CI 19.5 / 19.9
SE 0.097
18.9
CI 18.8 / 19.1
SE 0.095


20-24 24.0
CI 23.8 / 24.2
SE 0.096
24.2
CI 24.0 / 24.4
SE 0.09
24.6
CI 24.4 / 24.8
SE 0.089
23.9
CI 23.8 / 24.1
SE 0.085


25-29 28.1
CI 27.8 / 28.3
SE 0.114
28.0
CI 27.8 / 28.2
SE 0.105
28.2
CI 28.0 / 28.4
SE 0.102
27.4
CI 27.2 / 27.6
SE 0.096


30-34 33.4
CI 33.1 / 33.8
SE 0.158
33.2
CI 32.9 / 33.5
SE 0.143
33.2
CI 32.9 / 33.4
SE 0.139
32.4
CI 32.2 / 32.7
SE 0.128


35 and over 43.5
CI 43.0 / 44.0
SE 0.252
43.4
CI 43.0 / 43.9
SE 0.229
43.8
CI 43.3 / 44.2
SE 0.226
42.9
CI 42.5 / 43.3
SE 0.213


Country of birth (of mother)









US 26.4
CI 26.2 / 26.5
SE 0.064
26.4
CI 26.2 / 26.5
SE 0.06
26.7
CI 26.6 / 26.8
SE 0.058
26.1
CI 26.0 / 26.2
SE 0.054


Outside US 26.9
CI 26.6 / 27.1
SE 0.114
27.2
CI 27.0 / 27.4
SE 0.107
27.7
CI 27.5 / 27.9
SE 0.109
27.5
CI 27.3 / 27.8
SE 0.107


Geographic location









Metropolitan 26.5
CI 26.4 / 26.7
SE 0.06
26.7
CI 26.6 / 26.8
SE 0.056
27.0
CI 26.9 / 27.1
SE 0.055
26.6
CI 26.5 / 26.7
SE 0.052


Non-metropolitan 26.0
CI 25.7 / 26.2
SE 0.15
25.7
CI 25.4 / 26.0
SE 0.137
26.1
CI 25.9 / 26.4
SE 0.136
25.4
CI 25.1 / 25.6
SE 0.129


Marital status (of mother)









Married 28.3
CI 28.2 / 28.5
SE 0.079
28.4
CI 28.3 / 28.6
SE 0.073
28.4
CI 28.3 / 28.6
SE 0.072
27.8
CI 27.6 / 27.9
SE 0.068


Unmarried 24.4
CI 24.3 / 24.6
SE 0.078
24.6
CI 24.5 / 24.8
SE 0.072
25.3
CI 25.2 / 25.4
SE 0.072
24.9
CI 24.8 / 25.1
SE 0.068


Footnotes View Footnotes

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Cesarean births among low-risk women with a prior cesarean birth (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 90.8 (2007)
2020 Target: 81.7
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007 2008 2009 2010  
Total 90.8
CI 90.7 / 90.9
SE 0.061
90.7
CI 90.6 / 90.8
SE 0.056
90.6
CI 90.5 / 90.7
SE 0.055
89.9
CI 89.8 / 90.0
SE 0.053


Sex (of child)









Male 91.0
CI 90.9 / 91.2
SE 0.084
90.9
CI 90.8 / 91.1
SE 0.078
90.8
CI 90.6 / 90.9
SE 0.076
90.2
CI 90.0 / 90.3
SE 0.073


Female 90.5
CI 90.4 / 90.7
SE 0.088
90.5
CI 90.3 / 90.7
SE 0.081
90.5
CI 90.3 / 90.6
SE 0.079
89.6
CI 89.5 / 89.8
SE 0.077


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 88.9
CI 87.3 / 90.4
SE 0.792
88.8
CI 87.5 / 90.2
SE 0.682
90.1
CI 89.0 / 91.2
SE 0.567
89.7
CI 88.6 / 90.7
SE 0.545


Asian or Pacific Islander 90.9
CI 90.4 / 91.4
SE 0.258
91.7
CI 91.3 / 92.2
SE 0.223
90.9
CI 90.5 / 91.3
SE 0.222
89.8
CI 89.3 / 90.2
SE 0.219


Black or African American 89.6
CI 89.2 / 89.9
SE 0.182
89.7
CI 89.4 / 90.0
SE 0.161
90.0
CI 89.8 / 90.3
SE 0.151
89.1
CI 88.8 / 89.3
SE 0.144


White 91.0
CI 90.8 / 91.1
SE 0.067
90.8
CI 90.7 / 91.0
SE 0.063
90.7
CI 90.6 / 90.8
SE 0.061
90.1
CI 90.0 / 90.2
SE 0.059


Hispanic or Latino 91.5
CI 91.3 / 91.7
SE 0.104
91.4
CI 91.2 / 91.6
SE 0.099
91.2
CI 91.1 / 91.4
SE 0.097
91.0
CI 90.8 / 91.2
SE 0.095


Not Hispanic or Latino 90.4
CI 90.3 / 90.6
SE 0.076
90.4
CI 90.3 / 90.6
SE 0.069
90.4
CI 90.3 / 90.5
SE 0.066
89.5
CI 89.4 / 89.6
SE 0.064


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 89.6
CI 89.2 / 90.0
SE 0.19
89.7
CI 89.4 / 90.1
SE 0.168
90.1
CI 89.8 / 90.4
SE 0.158
89.0
CI 88.7 / 89.3
SE 0.151


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 90.6
CI 90.4 / 90.8
SE 0.087
90.5
CI 90.3 / 90.6
SE 0.081
90.4
CI 90.3 / 90.6
SE 0.078
89.6
CI 89.4 / 89.7
SE 0.075


Age group (of mother)









<15 DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



15-19 91.3
CI 90.6 / 92.1
SE 0.376
91.5
CI 90.8 / 92.2
SE 0.35
91.9
CI 91.2 / 92.5
SE 0.34
90.2
CI 89.5 / 90.9
SE 0.375


20-24 91.9
CI 91.6 / 92.2
SE 0.133
91.7
CI 91.5 / 92.0
SE 0.125
91.7
CI 91.4 / 91.9
SE 0.121
91.1
CI 90.8 / 91.3
SE 0.12


25-29 90.3
CI 90.1 / 90.5
SE 0.118
90.5
CI 90.2 / 90.7
SE 0.108
90.4
CI 90.2 / 90.6
SE 0.103
89.5
CI 89.3 / 89.7
SE 0.101


30-34 90.5
CI 90.2 / 90.7
SE 0.116
90.3
CI 90.1 / 90.6
SE 0.107
90.1
CI 89.9 / 90.3
SE 0.103
89.6
CI 89.4 / 89.8
SE 0.098


35 and over 90.8
CI 90.5 / 91.0
SE 0.13
90.7
CI 90.4 / 90.9
SE 0.121
90.6
CI 90.4 / 90.8
SE 0.118
89.9
CI 89.7 / 90.1
SE 0.113


Country of birth (of mother)









US 91.0
CI 90.9 / 91.1
SE 0.072
91.2
CI 91.1 / 91.4
SE 0.066
91.0
CI 90.9 / 91.1
SE 0.063
90.2
CI 90.1 / 90.3
SE 0.061


Outside US 90.3
CI 90.1 / 90.5
SE 0.116
90.2
CI 90.0 / 90.4
SE 0.108
89.7
CI 89.5 / 90.0
SE 0.107
89.2
CI 89.0 / 89.4
SE 0.105


Geographic location









Metropolitan 90.7
CI 90.5 / 90.8
SE 0.066
90.5
CI 90.4 / 90.7
SE 0.061
90.4
CI 90.3 / 90.5
SE 0.06
89.6
CI 89.5 / 89.7
SE 0.058


Non-metropolitan 91.4
CI 91.1 / 91.7
SE 0.16
91.9
CI 91.6 / 92.2
SE 0.142
92.1
CI 91.8 / 92.3
SE 0.134
91.6
CI 91.3 / 91.9
SE 0.131


Marital status (of mother)









Married 90.6
CI 90.4 / 90.7
SE 0.074
90.5
CI 90.4 / 90.6
SE 0.069
90.2
CI 90.1 / 90.3
SE 0.068
89.3
CI 89.2 / 89.4
SE 0.066


Unmarried 91.3
CI 91.1 / 91.5
SE 0.107
91.2
CI 91.0 / 91.4
SE 0.097
91.5
CI 91.3 / 91.7
SE 0.091
91.1
CI 90.9 / 91.3
SE 0.087


Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Low birth weight infants (percent, <2,500 grams)

2020 Baseline (year): 8.2 (2007)
2020 Target: 7.8
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007 2008 2009 2010  
Total 8.2
CI 8.2 / 8.2
SE 0.013
8.2
CI 8.2 / 8.2
SE 0.013
8.2
CI 8.1 / 8.2
SE 0.013
8.1
CI 8.1 / 8.2
SE 0.014


Sex









Male 7.6
CI 7.6 / 7.6
SE 0.018
7.6
CI 7.5 / 7.6
SE 0.018
7.5
CI 7.5 / 7.5
SE 0.018
7.5
CI 7.5 / 7.6
SE 0.018


Female 8.9
CI 8.8 / 8.9
SE 0.02
8.8
CI 8.8 / 8.9
SE 0.02
8.8
CI 8.8 / 8.9
SE 0.02
8.8
CI 8.8 / 8.8
SE 0.02


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 7.5
CI 7.2 / 7.7
SE 0.118
7.4
CI 7.2 / 7.6
SE 0.118
7.3
CI 7.0 / 7.5
SE 0.118
7.6
CI 7.4 / 7.9
SE 0.123


Asian or Pacific Islander 8.1
CI 8.0 / 8.2
SE 0.054
8.2
CI 8.1 / 8.3
SE 0.054
8.3
CI 8.2 / 8.4
SE 0.055
8.5
CI 8.4 / 8.6
SE 0.056


Black or African American 13.6
CI 13.5 / 13.6
SE 0.042
13.4
CI 13.3 / 13.5
SE 0.042
13.3
CI 13.2 / 13.4
SE 0.042
13.2
CI 13.1 / 13.3
SE 0.042


White 7.2
CI 7.1 / 7.2
SE 0.014
7.1
CI 7.1 / 7.2
SE 0.014
7.1
CI 7.1 / 7.1
SE 0.014
7.1
CI 7.1 / 7.1
SE 0.015


Hispanic or Latino 6.9
CI 6.9 / 7.0
SE 0.025
7.0
CI 6.9 / 7.0
SE 0.025
6.9
CI 6.9 / 7.0
SE 0.025
7.0
CI 6.9 / 7.0
SE 0.026


Not Hispanic or Latino 8.6
CI 8.6 / 8.7
SE 0.016
8.6
CI 8.5 / 8.6
SE 0.016
8.5
CI 8.5 / 8.6
SE 0.016
8.5
CI 8.5 / 8.5
SE 0.016


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 13.9
CI 13.8 / 14.0
SE 0.044
13.7
CI 13.6 / 13.8
SE 0.044
13.6
CI 13.5 / 13.7
SE 0.044
13.5
CI 13.4 / 13.6
SE 0.045


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 7.3
CI 7.2 / 7.3
SE 0.017
7.2
CI 7.2 / 7.3
SE 0.017
7.2
CI 7.2 / 7.2
SE 0.017
7.1
CI 7.1 / 7.2
SE 0.018


Age group (of mother)









<15 12.4
CI 11.6 / 13.2
SE 0.419
12.4
CI 11.5 / 13.2
SE 0.434
12.3
CI 11.4 / 13.2
SE 0.464
12.1
CI 11.1 / 13.0
SE 0.486


15-19 9.8
CI 9.7 / 9.9
SE 0.045
9.7
CI 9.6 / 9.8
SE 0.045
9.6
CI 9.5 / 9.7
SE 0.046
9.6
CI 9.5 / 9.7
SE 0.049


20-24 8.3
CI 8.2 / 8.4
SE 0.027
8.2
CI 8.2 / 8.3
SE 0.027
8.3
CI 8.2 / 8.3
SE 0.027
8.3
CI 8.3 / 8.4
SE 0.028


25-29 7.4
CI 7.4 / 7.5
SE 0.024
7.4
CI 7.4 / 7.4
SE 0.024
7.4
CI 7.4 / 7.4
SE 0.024
7.4
CI 7.3 / 7.4
SE 0.025


30-34 7.6
CI 7.6 / 7.7
SE 0.027
7.6
CI 7.5 / 7.6
SE 0.027
7.6
CI 7.5 / 7.6
SE 0.027
7.6
CI 7.5 / 7.6
SE 0.027


35 and over 9.3
CI 9.3 / 9.4
SE 0.037
9.5
CI 9.4 / 9.5
SE 0.038
9.4
CI 9.3 / 9.5
SE 0.038
9.4
CI 9.3 / 9.4
SE 0.038


Country of birth (of mother)









US 8.6
CI 8.6 / 8.7
SE 0.016
8.5
CI 8.5 / 8.6
SE 0.016
8.5
CI 8.5 / 8.5
SE 0.016
8.5
CI 8.4 / 8.5
SE 0.016


Outside US 6.8
CI 6.8 / 6.9
SE 0.024
6.9
CI 6.9 / 7.0
SE 0.025
7.0
CI 6.9 / 7.0
SE 0.026
7.0
CI 7.0 / 7.1
SE 0.027


Geographic location









Metropolitan 8.2
CI 8.2 / 8.2
SE 0.014
8.2
CI 8.1 / 8.2
SE 0.014
8.2
CI 8.1 / 8.2
SE 0.015
8.1
CI 8.1 / 8.2
SE 0.015


Non-metropolitan 8.3
CI 8.3 / 8.4
SE 0.034
8.3
CI 8.2 / 8.4
SE 0.034
8.2
CI 8.1 / 8.3
SE 0.035
8.2
CI 8.2 / 8.3
SE 0.035


Marital status (of mother)









Married 7.1
CI 7.1 / 7.1
SE 0.016
7.1
CI 7.1 / 7.1
SE 0.016
7.1
CI 7.1 / 7.1
SE 0.016
7.0
CI 7.0 / 7.1
SE 0.017


Unmarried 9.9
CI 9.9 / 9.9
SE 0.023
9.8
CI 9.7 / 9.8
SE 0.023
9.7
CI 9.7 / 9.7
SE 0.023
9.7
CI 9.7 / 9.8
SE 0.023


Characteristics of birth









Singleton births 6.4
CI 6.4 / 6.5
SE 0.012
6.4
CI 6.4 / 6.4
SE 0.012
6.4
CI 6.3 / 6.4
SE 0.012
6.4
CI 6.4 / 6.4
SE 0.012


Footnotes View Footnotes

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Very low birth weight infants (percent, <1,500 grams)

2020 Baseline (year): 1.5 (2007)
2020 Target: 1.4
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007 2008 2009 2010  
Total 1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.006
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.006
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.006
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.006


Sex









Male 1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.008
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.008
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.008
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.008


Female 1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.008
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.008
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.008
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.009


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 1.3
CI 1.2 / 1.4
SE 0.05
1.3
CI 1.2 / 1.4
SE 0.051
1.3
CI 1.2 / 1.4
SE 0.052
1.3
CI 1.2 / 1.4
SE 0.052


Asian or Pacific Islander 1.1
CI 1.1 / 1.2
SE 0.021
1.2
CI 1.1 / 1.2
SE 0.021
1.1
CI 1.1 / 1.2
SE 0.021
1.2
CI 1.1 / 1.2
SE 0.022


Black or African American 3.1
CI 3.1 / 3.1
SE 0.021
2.9
CI 2.9 / 3.0
SE 0.021
3.0
CI 2.9 / 3.0
SE 0.021
2.9
CI 2.9 / 2.9
SE 0.021


White 1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.006
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.006
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.006
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.006


Hispanic or Latino 1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.011
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.011
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.011
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.011


Not Hispanic or Latino 1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.007
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.007
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.007
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.007


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 3.2
CI 3.2 / 3.2
SE 0.022
3.0
CI 3.0 / 3.1
SE 0.022
3.1
CI 3.0 / 3.1
SE 0.022
3.0
CI 2.9 / 3.0
SE 0.022


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.007
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.007
1.2
CI 1.1 / 1.2
SE 0.007
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.007


Age group (of mother)









<15 2.8
CI 2.4 / 3.2
SE 0.209
3.0
CI 2.6 / 3.4
SE 0.225
2.7
CI 2.3 / 3.2
SE 0.23
2.9
CI 2.4 / 3.4
SE 0.249


15-19 1.8
CI 1.8 / 1.9
SE 0.02
1.8
CI 1.7 / 1.8
SE 0.02
1.7
CI 1.7 / 1.7
SE 0.02
1.7
CI 1.7 / 1.8
SE 0.022


20-24 1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.011
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.011
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.012
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.012


25-29 1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.3
SE 0.01
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.3
SE 0.01
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.3
SE 0.011
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.3
SE 0.011


30-34 1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.012
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.012
1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.012
1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.012


35 and over 1.8
CI 1.7 / 1.8
SE 0.017
1.8
CI 1.8 / 1.8
SE 0.017
1.8
CI 1.7 / 1.8
SE 0.017
1.7
CI 1.7 / 1.8
SE 0.017


Country of birth (of mother)









US 1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.007
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.007
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.007
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.007


Outside US 1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.01
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.011
1.2
CI 1.1 / 1.2
SE 0.011
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.011


Geographic location









Metropolitan 1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.006
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.006
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.006
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.007


Non-metropolitan 1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.015
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.015
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.015
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.015


Marital status (of mother)









Married 1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.007
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.007
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.007
1.2
CI 1.2 / 1.2
SE 0.007


Unmarried 1.9
CI 1.9 / 1.9
SE 0.01
1.8
CI 1.8 / 1.9
SE 0.01
1.8
CI 1.8 / 1.8
SE 0.01
1.8
CI 1.8 / 1.9
SE 0.011


Characteristics of birth









Singleton births 1.1
CI 1.1 / 1.1
SE 0.005
1.1
CI 1.1 / 1.1
SE 0.005
1.1
CI 1.1 / 1.1
SE 0.005
1.1
CI 1.1 / 1.1
SE 0.005


Footnotes View Footnotes

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Total preterm live births (percent, <37 weeks gestation)

2020 Baseline (year): 12.7 (2007)
2020 Target: 11.4
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007 2008 2009 2010  
Total 12.7
CI 12.7 / 12.7
SE 0.016
12.3
CI 12.3 / 12.4
SE 0.016
12.2
CI 12.1 / 12.2
SE 0.016
12.0
CI 12.0 / 12.0
SE 0.016


Sex









Male 13.2
CI 13.2 / 13.2
SE 0.023
12.8
CI 12.8 / 12.9
SE 0.023
12.6
CI 12.6 / 12.7
SE 0.023
12.5
CI 12.4 / 12.5
SE 0.023


Female 12.1
CI 12.1 / 12.2
SE 0.023
11.8
CI 11.8 / 11.9
SE 0.022
11.7
CI 11.7 / 11.8
SE 0.023
11.5
CI 11.4 / 11.5
SE 0.023


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 13.9
CI 13.6 / 14.2
SE 0.156
13.6
CI 13.3 / 13.9
SE 0.154
13.5
CI 13.1 / 13.8
SE 0.155
13.6
CI 13.3 / 13.9
SE 0.159


Asian or Pacific Islander 10.9
CI 10.8 / 11.0
SE 0.062
10.7
CI 10.6 / 10.8
SE 0.062
10.8
CI 10.7 / 11.0
SE 0.062
10.7
CI 10.6 / 10.8
SE 0.062


Black or African American 18.0
CI 17.9 / 18.1
SE 0.047
17.3
CI 17.2 / 17.4
SE 0.046
17.2
CI 17.1 / 17.3
SE 0.047
16.9
CI 16.8 / 16.9
SE 0.047


White 11.7
CI 11.7 / 11.8
SE 0.018
11.4
CI 11.4 / 11.5
SE 0.018
11.2
CI 11.2 / 11.3
SE 0.018
11.1
CI 11.0 / 11.1
SE 0.018


Hispanic or Latino 12.3
CI 12.2 / 12.4
SE 0.032
12.1
CI 12.0 / 12.2
SE 0.032
12.0
CI 11.9 / 12.0
SE 0.032
11.8
CI 11.7 / 11.9
SE 0.033


Not Hispanic or Latino 12.8
CI 12.8 / 12.8
SE 0.019
12.4
CI 12.4 / 12.4
SE 0.019
12.2
CI 12.2 / 12.3
SE 0.019
12.0
CI 12.0 / 12.1
SE 0.019


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 18.3
CI 18.2 / 18.4
SE 0.049
17.5
CI 17.4 / 17.6
SE 0.048
17.5
CI 17.4 / 17.6
SE 0.049
17.1
CI 17.0 / 17.2
SE 0.049


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 11.5
CI 11.5 / 11.5
SE 0.021
11.1
CI 11.1 / 11.2
SE 0.021
10.9
CI 10.9 / 11.0
SE 0.021
10.8
CI 10.7 / 10.8
SE 0.021


Age group (of mother)









<15 22.1
CI 21.1 / 23.2
SE 0.529
21.3
CI 20.3 / 22.4
SE 0.541
20.5
CI 19.4 / 21.6
SE 0.57
21.8
CI 20.6 / 23.0
SE 0.616


15-19 14.5
CI 14.4 / 14.6
SE 0.053
14.0
CI 13.9 / 14.1
SE 0.053
13.6
CI 13.5 / 13.7
SE 0.054
13.5
CI 13.4 / 13.7
SE 0.056


20-24 12.6
CI 12.5 / 12.6
SE 0.032
12.1
CI 12.0 / 12.1
SE 0.032
12.1
CI 12.0 / 12.1
SE 0.032
11.9
CI 11.8 / 12.0
SE 0.033


25-29 11.6
CI 11.6 / 11.7
SE 0.029
11.4
CI 11.3 / 11.4
SE 0.029
11.2
CI 11.1 / 11.2
SE 0.029
11.0
CI 10.9 / 11.0
SE 0.029


30-34 12.0
CI 12.0 / 12.1
SE 0.033
11.7
CI 11.7 / 11.8
SE 0.033
11.6
CI 11.5 / 11.7
SE 0.033
11.4
CI 11.3 / 11.4
SE 0.032


35 and over 14.5
CI 14.4 / 14.6
SE 0.045
14.4
CI 14.3 / 14.5
SE 0.045
14.3
CI 14.2 / 14.4
SE 0.046
14.1
CI 14.0 / 14.2
SE 0.046


Country of birth (of mother)









US 13.1
CI 13.0 / 13.1
SE 0.019
12.6
CI 12.6 / 12.7
SE 0.019
12.4
CI 12.4 / 12.5
SE 0.019
12.2
CI 12.2 / 12.3
SE 0.019


Outside US 11.4
CI 11.4 / 11.5
SE 0.031
11.3
CI 11.2 / 11.4
SE 0.031
11.3
CI 11.3 / 11.4
SE 0.032
11.1
CI 11.1 / 11.2
SE 0.033


Geographic location









Metropolitan 12.6
CI 12.6 / 12.6
SE 0.017
12.3
CI 12.2 / 12.3
SE 0.017
12.1
CI 12.1 / 12.2
SE 0.017
11.9
CI 11.9 / 12.0
SE 0.018


Non-metropolitan 13.1
CI 13.0 / 13.2
SE 0.042
12.7
CI 12.7 / 12.8
SE 0.041
12.4
CI 12.3 / 12.5
SE 0.042
12.4
CI 12.3 / 12.4
SE 0.042


Marital status (of mother)









Married 11.4
CI 11.4 / 11.4
SE 0.02
11.1
CI 11.1 / 11.1
SE 0.02
11.0
CI 10.9 / 11.0
SE 0.02
10.8
CI 10.7 / 10.8
SE 0.02


Unmarried 14.6
CI 14.6 / 14.7
SE 0.027
14.1
CI 14.1 / 14.2
SE 0.027
13.9
CI 13.9 / 14.0
SE 0.027
13.7
CI 13.7 / 13.8
SE 0.027


Footnotes View Footnotes

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Late preterm live births (percent, 34–36 weeks gestation)

2020 Baseline (year): 9.0 (2007)
2020 Target: 8.1
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007 2008 2009 2010  
Total 9.0
CI 9.0 / 9.1
SE 0.014
8.8
CI 8.7 / 8.8
SE 0.014
8.7
CI 8.6 / 8.7
SE 0.014
8.5
CI 8.5 / 8.5
SE 0.014


Sex (of child)









Male 9.4
CI 9.4 / 9.4
SE 0.02
9.1
CI 9.1 / 9.2
SE 0.02
9.0
CI 8.9 / 9.0
SE 0.02
8.8
CI 8.8 / 8.9
SE 0.02


Female 8.7
CI 8.6 / 8.7
SE 0.019
8.4
CI 8.4 / 8.4
SE 0.019
8.3
CI 8.3 / 8.4
SE 0.019
8.1
CI 8.1 / 8.2
SE 0.02


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 9.9
CI 9.7 / 10.2
SE 0.135
9.7
CI 9.4 / 10.0
SE 0.133
9.4
CI 9.2 / 9.7
SE 0.133
9.6
CI 9.4 / 9.9
SE 0.136


Asian or Pacific Islander 8.1
CI 8.0 / 8.2
SE 0.054
7.9
CI 7.8 / 8.0
SE 0.054
8.1
CI 8.0 / 8.2
SE 0.054
7.8
CI 7.7 / 7.9
SE 0.054


Black or African American 11.6
CI 11.5 / 11.7
SE 0.039
11.1
CI 11.1 / 11.2
SE 0.038
11.1
CI 11.0 / 11.2
SE 0.039
10.9
CI 10.8 / 10.9
SE 0.039


White 8.6
CI 8.6 / 8.6
SE 0.015
8.3
CI 8.3 / 8.4
SE 0.015
8.2
CI 8.2 / 8.2
SE 0.015
8.0
CI 8.0 / 8.1
SE 0.016


Hispanic or Latino 8.9
CI 8.8 / 8.9
SE 0.028
8.8
CI 8.7 / 8.8
SE 0.028
8.6
CI 8.6 / 8.7
SE 0.028
8.5
CI 8.5 / 8.6
SE 0.029


Not Hispanic or Latino 9.1
CI 9.1 / 9.1
SE 0.016
8.8
CI 8.7 / 8.8
SE 0.016
8.7
CI 8.6 / 8.7
SE 0.016
8.5
CI 8.4 / 8.5
SE 0.016


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 11.8
CI 11.7 / 11.8
SE 0.041
11.3
CI 11.2 / 11.3
SE 0.04
11.2
CI 11.2 / 11.3
SE 0.04
11.0
CI 10.9 / 11.1
SE 0.041


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 8.5
CI 8.4 / 8.5
SE 0.018
8.2
CI 8.1 / 8.2
SE 0.018
8.0
CI 8.0 / 8.0
SE 0.018
7.8
CI 7.8 / 7.9
SE 0.018


Age group (of mother)









<15 13.8
CI 13.0 / 14.7
SE 0.44
13.0
CI 12.1 / 13.8
SE 0.443
12.8
CI 11.9 / 13.8
SE 0.473
13.0
CI 12.1 / 14.0
SE 0.503


15-19 9.8
CI 9.7 / 9.9
SE 0.045
9.4
CI 9.4 / 9.5
SE 0.044
9.2
CI 9.1 / 9.3
SE 0.045
9.2
CI 9.1 / 9.3
SE 0.048


20-24 9.0
CI 8.9 / 9.0
SE 0.027
8.6
CI 8.5 / 8.6
SE 0.027
8.5
CI 8.5 / 8.6
SE 0.028
8.3
CI 8.3 / 8.4
SE 0.028


25-29 8.4
CI 8.4 / 8.5
SE 0.025
8.2
CI 8.1 / 8.2
SE 0.025
8.0
CI 8.0 / 8.1
SE 0.025
7.9
CI 7.8 / 7.9
SE 0.025


30-34 8.7
CI 8.6 / 8.7
SE 0.029
8.5
CI 8.5 / 8.6
SE 0.029
8.4
CI 8.3 / 8.4
SE 0.028
8.2
CI 8.1 / 8.2
SE 0.028


35 and over 10.3
CI 10.2 / 10.4
SE 0.039
10.1
CI 10.1 / 10.2
SE 0.039
10.2
CI 10.1 / 10.3
SE 0.039
10.0
CI 9.9 / 10.0
SE 0.039


Country of birth (of mother)









US 9.3
CI 9.3 / 9.3
SE 0.016
8.9
CI 8.9 / 9.0
SE 0.016
8.8
CI 8.8 / 8.8
SE 0.016
8.6
CI 8.6 / 8.7
SE 0.016


Outside US 8.3
CI 8.2 / 8.3
SE 0.027
8.2
CI 8.1 / 8.3
SE 0.027
8.3
CI 8.2 / 8.3
SE 0.028
8.1
CI 8.0 / 8.1
SE 0.028


Geographic location









Metropolitan 9.0
CI 8.9 / 9.0
SE 0.015
8.7
CI 8.7 / 8.7
SE 0.015
8.6
CI 8.6 / 8.7
SE 0.015
8.4
CI 8.4 / 8.5
SE 0.015


Non-metropolitan 9.4
CI 9.4 / 9.5
SE 0.036
9.1
CI 9.0 / 9.2
SE 0.036
8.9
CI 8.8 / 8.9
SE 0.036
8.8
CI 8.7 / 8.9
SE 0.036


Marital status (of mother)









Married 8.4
CI 8.4 / 8.5
SE 0.017
8.2
CI 8.1 / 8.2
SE 0.017
8.1
CI 8.0 / 8.1
SE 0.017
7.9
CI 7.9 / 7.9
SE 0.018


Unmarried 10.0
CI 9.9 / 10.0
SE 0.023
9.6
CI 9.6 / 9.7
SE 0.022
9.5
CI 9.5 / 9.5
SE 0.023
9.4
CI 9.3 / 9.4
SE 0.023


Footnotes View Footnotes

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Preterm live births (percent, 32–33 weeks gestation)

2020 Baseline (year): 1.6 (2007)
2020 Target: 1.4
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007 2008 2009 2010  
Total 1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.006
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.006
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.006
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.006


Sex (of child)









Male 1.7
CI 1.7 / 1.7
SE 0.009
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.7
SE 0.009
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.009
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.009


Female 1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.008
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.008
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.009
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.009


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 1.8
CI 1.7 / 2.0
SE 0.061
1.7
CI 1.6 / 1.9
SE 0.059
1.9
CI 1.8 / 2.0
SE 0.062
1.8
CI 1.7 / 1.9
SE 0.061


Asian or Pacific Islander 1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.023
1.3
CI 1.2 / 1.3
SE 0.022
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.023
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.023


Black or African American 2.4
CI 2.4 / 2.5
SE 0.019
2.4
CI 2.3 / 2.4
SE 0.019
2.3
CI 2.3 / 2.3
SE 0.019
2.3
CI 2.3 / 2.3
SE 0.019


White 1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.007
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.007
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.007
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.007


Hispanic or Latino 1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.012
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.012
1.6
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.012
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.012


Not Hispanic or Latino 1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.007
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.007
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.007
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.007


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 2.5
CI 2.4 / 2.5
SE 0.02
2.4
CI 2.4 / 2.5
SE 0.02
2.4
CI 2.3 / 2.4
SE 0.019
2.3
CI 2.3 / 2.4
SE 0.02


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.008
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.008
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.008
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.008


Age group (of mother)









<15 3.1
CI 2.7 / 3.5
SE 0.221
3.3
CI 2.8 / 3.8
SE 0.235
2.9
CI 2.4 / 3.4
SE 0.238
3.6
CI 3.1 / 4.2
SE 0.279


15-19 1.9
CI 1.9 / 2.0
SE 0.021
1.9
CI 1.8 / 1.9
SE 0.021
1.9
CI 1.8 / 1.9
SE 0.021
1.8
CI 1.8 / 1.9
SE 0.022


20-24 1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.012
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.012
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.012
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.013


25-29 1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.011
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.011
1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.011
1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.011


30-34 1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.012
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.012
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.012
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.012


35 and over 1.9
CI 1.8 / 1.9
SE 0.017
1.9
CI 1.9 / 1.9
SE 0.018
1.9
CI 1.8 / 1.9
SE 0.018
1.9
CI 1.8 / 1.9
SE 0.018


Country of birth (of mother)









US 1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.7
SE 0.007
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.007
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.007
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.007


Outside US 1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.012
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.012
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.012
1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.012


Geographic location









Metropolitan 1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.007
1.6
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.007
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.007
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.5
SE 0.007


Non-metropolitan 1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.016
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.7
SE 0.016
1.6
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.016
1.6
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.016


Marital status (of mother)









Married 1.4
CI 1.4 / 1.4
SE 0.007
1.4
CI 1.3 / 1.4
SE 0.007
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.3
SE 0.007
1.3
CI 1.3 / 1.3
SE 0.007


Unmarried 1.9
CI 1.9 / 2.0
SE 0.011
1.9
CI 1.9 / 1.9
SE 0.01
1.9
CI 1.8 / 1.9
SE 0.01
1.8
CI 1.8 / 1.9
SE 0.011


Footnotes View Footnotes

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Very preterm live births (percent, <32 weeks gestation)

2020 Baseline (year): 2.0 (2007)
2020 Target: 1.8
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007 2008 2009 2010  
Total 2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.1
SE 0.007
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.0
SE 0.007
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.0
SE 0.007
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.0
SE 0.007


Sex









Male 2.1
CI 2.1 / 2.1
SE 0.01
2.1
CI 2.0 / 2.1
SE 0.01
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.1
SE 0.01
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.1
SE 0.01


Female 2.0
CI 1.9 / 2.0
SE 0.01
1.9
CI 1.9 / 1.9
SE 0.01
1.9
CI 1.9 / 1.9
SE 0.01
1.9
CI 1.9 / 1.9
SE 0.01


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 2.1
CI 2.0 / 2.3
SE 0.065
2.2
CI 2.0 / 2.3
SE 0.065
2.1
CI 2.0 / 2.3
SE 0.066
2.2
CI 2.1 / 2.3
SE 0.068


Asian or Pacific Islander 1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.024
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.024
1.5
CI 1.4 / 1.5
SE 0.024
1.5
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.025


Black or African American 4.0
CI 3.9 / 4.0
SE 0.024
3.8
CI 3.7 / 3.8
SE 0.023
3.8
CI 3.7 / 3.8
SE 0.024
3.7
CI 3.6 / 3.7
SE 0.024


White 1.7
CI 1.7 / 1.7
SE 0.007
1.7
CI 1.6 / 1.7
SE 0.007
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.007
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.7
SE 0.007


Hispanic or Latino 1.8
CI 1.8 / 1.8
SE 0.013
1.8
CI 1.8 / 1.8
SE 0.013
1.8
CI 1.7 / 1.8
SE 0.013
1.8
CI 1.8 / 1.8
SE 0.014


Not Hispanic or Latino 2.1
CI 2.1 / 2.1
SE 0.008
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.1
SE 0.008
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.0
SE 0.008
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.0
SE 0.008


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 4.1
CI 4.0 / 4.1
SE 0.025
3.8
CI 3.8 / 3.9
SE 0.024
3.9
CI 3.8 / 3.9
SE 0.025
3.8
CI 3.7 / 3.8
SE 0.025


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.7
SE 0.008
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.008
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.008
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.008


Age group (of mother)









<15 5.2
CI 4.6 / 5.7
SE 0.283
5.1
CI 4.5 / 5.7
SE 0.29
4.7
CI 4.2 / 5.3
SE 0.3
5.1
CI 4.5 / 5.8
SE 0.329


15-19 2.7
CI 2.7 / 2.8
SE 0.025
2.6
CI 2.6 / 2.7
SE 0.024
2.6
CI 2.5 / 2.6
SE 0.025
2.6
CI 2.5 / 2.6
SE 0.026


20-24 2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.1
SE 0.014
2.0
CI 1.9 / 2.0
SE 0.014
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.0
SE 0.014
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.0
SE 0.014


25-29 1.8
CI 1.8 / 1.8
SE 0.012
1.8
CI 1.7 / 1.8
SE 0.012
1.7
CI 1.7 / 1.8
SE 0.012
1.7
CI 1.7 / 1.7
SE 0.012


30-34 1.9
CI 1.8 / 1.9
SE 0.014
1.8
CI 1.7 / 1.8
SE 0.014
1.8
CI 1.7 / 1.8
SE 0.013
1.8
CI 1.8 / 1.8
SE 0.013


35 and over 2.3
CI 2.3 / 2.4
SE 0.019
2.3
CI 2.3 / 2.3
SE 0.019
2.3
CI 2.2 / 2.3
SE 0.019
2.2
CI 2.2 / 2.3
SE 0.019


Country of birth (of mother)









US 2.1
CI 2.1 / 2.2
SE 0.008
2.1
CI 2.1 / 2.1
SE 0.008
2.1
CI 2.0 / 2.1
SE 0.008
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.1
SE 0.008


Outside US 1.7
CI 1.7 / 1.7
SE 0.012
1.7
CI 1.6 / 1.7
SE 0.013
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.7
SE 0.013
1.7
CI 1.6 / 1.7
SE 0.013


Geographic location









Metropolitan 2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.1
SE 0.007
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.0
SE 0.007
2.0
CI 1.9 / 2.0
SE 0.007
2.0
CI 1.9 / 2.0
SE 0.008


Non-metropolitan 2.1
CI 2.0 / 2.1
SE 0.018
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.0
SE 0.017
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.0
SE 0.018
2.0
CI 2.0 / 2.0
SE 0.018


Marital status (of mother)









Married 1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.008
1.6
CI 1.6 / 1.6
SE 0.008
1.6
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.008
1.6
CI 1.5 / 1.6
SE 0.008


Unmarried 2.7
CI 2.7 / 2.7
SE 0.012
2.6
CI 2.6 / 2.6
SE 0.012
2.6
CI 2.5 / 2.6
SE 0.012
2.6
CI 2.5 / 2.6
SE 0.012


Footnotes View Footnotes

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Pregnant women beginning prenatal care in the first trimester (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 70.8 (2007)
2020 Target: 77.9
Desired Direction: Increase
Populations 2007        
Total 70.8
CI 70.7 / 70.9
SE 0.031








Sex (of child)









Male 70.7
CI 70.6 / 70.7
SE 0.043








Female 70.9
CI 70.8 / 71.0
SE 0.044








Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 55.7
CI 55.0 / 56.5
SE 0.4








Asian or Pacific Islander 77.7
CI 77.4 / 77.9
SE 0.116








Black or African American 59.0
CI 58.8 / 59.2
SE 0.096








White 72.2
CI 72.1 / 72.2
SE 0.034








Hispanic or Latino 64.7
CI 64.6 / 64.8
SE 0.059








Not Hispanic or Latino 73.5
CI 73.4 / 73.6
SE 0.036








   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 59.2
CI 59.0 / 59.4
SE 0.1








   White, not Hispanic or Latino 76.2
CI 76.1 / 76.3
SE 0.04








Age group (of mother)









<15 34.7
CI 33.0 / 36.4
SE 0.85








15-19 53.6
CI 53.4 / 53.8
SE 0.104








20-24 62.9
CI 62.8 / 63.0
SE 0.065








25-29 73.9
CI 73.8 / 74.0
SE 0.056








30-34 79.2
CI 79.1 / 79.3
SE 0.059








35 and over 79.0
CI 78.8 / 79.1
SE 0.074








Country of birth (of mother)









US 72.3
CI 72.2 / 72.4
SE 0.036








Outside US 66.8
CI 66.7 / 67.0
SE 0.062








Geographic location









Metropolitan 71.2
CI 71.1 / 71.2
SE 0.033








Non-metropolitan 68.4
CI 68.2 / 68.6
SE 0.085








Marital status (of mother)









Married 78.3
CI 78.3 / 78.4
SE 0.036








Unmarried 59.2
CI 59.1 / 59.3
SE 0.053








Footnotes View Footnotes

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Pregnant women receiving early and adequate prenatal care (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 70.5 (2007)
2020 Target: 77.6
Desired Direction: Increase
Populations 2007        
Total 70.5
CI 70.4 / 70.6
SE 0.031








Sex (of child)









Male 70.6
CI 70.5 / 70.7
SE 0.044








Female 70.4
CI 70.3 / 70.5
SE 0.045








Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 55.5
CI 54.7 / 56.3
SE 0.404








Asian or Pacific Islander 75.5
CI 75.3 / 75.7
SE 0.121








Black or African American 61.0
CI 60.8 / 61.2
SE 0.096








White 71.7
CI 71.6 / 71.7
SE 0.034








Hispanic or Latino 65.5
CI 65.4 / 65.6
SE 0.059








Not Hispanic or Latino 72.7
CI 72.6 / 72.8
SE 0.037








   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 61.2
CI 61.0 / 61.4
SE 0.101








   White, not Hispanic or Latino 75.0
CI 74.9 / 75.1
SE 0.041








Age group (of mother)









<15 40.6
CI 38.9 / 42.4
SE 0.886








15-19 57.5
CI 57.3 / 57.7
SE 0.104








20-24 64.4
CI 64.3 / 64.5
SE 0.065








25-29 72.5
CI 72.4 / 72.6
SE 0.058








30-34 76.7
CI 76.6 / 76.9
SE 0.062








35 and over 77.8
CI 77.6 / 77.9
SE 0.076








Country of birth (of mother)









US 71.8
CI 71.7 / 71.9
SE 0.036








Outside US 67.1
CI 67.0 / 67.2
SE 0.062








Geographic location









Metropolitan 70.5
CI 70.4 / 70.6
SE 0.034








Non-metropolitan 70.5
CI 70.3 / 70.6
SE 0.084








Marital status (of mother)









Married 76.1
CI 76.0 / 76.2
SE 0.037








Unmarried 61.9
CI 61.8 / 62.0
SE 0.053








Footnotes View Footnotes

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Pregnant women abstaining from alcohol in past 30 days (percent, 15–44 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 89.4 (2007-2008)
2020 Target: 98.3
Desired Direction: Increase
Populations 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011  
Total 89.4
CI 87.1 / 91.3
SE 1.068
90.1
CI 88.0 / 91.8
SE 0.979
89.4
CI 87.2 / 91.2
SE 1.024
90.6
CI 88.4 / 92.4
SE 1.015


Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

93.4
CI 84.5 / 97.3
SE 2.996
95.2
CI 87.4 / 98.3
SE 2.445
DSU



Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Black or African American only 80.7
CI 72.2 / 87.1
SE 3.789
83.6
CI 75.4 / 89.4
SE 3.53
87.8
CI 82.4 / 91.6
SE 2.325
91.9
CI 87.6 / 94.8
SE 1.791


White only 90.3
CI 87.8 / 92.2
SE 1.121
90.4
CI 88.1 / 92.3
SE 1.051
89.3
CI 86.7 / 91.4
SE 1.203
90.6
CI 88.0 / 92.7
SE 1.185


2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Hispanic or Latino 93.6
CI 89.0 / 96.3
SE 1.798
89.4
CI 83.0 / 93.6
SE 2.655
90.1
CI 82.8 / 94.5
SE 2.901
95.2
CI 88.8 / 98.0
SE 2.140


Not Hispanic or Latino 88.4
CI 85.7 / 90.6
SE 1.245
90.2
CI 88.0 / 92.1
SE 1.023
89.2
CI 86.9 / 91.1
SE 1.086
89.4
CI 87.0 / 91.5
SE 1.143


   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 80.3
CI 71.6 / 86.8
SE 3.867
83.5
CI 75.2 / 89.4
SE 3.590
87.5
CI 82.0 / 91.5
SE 2.386
91.6
CI 87.2 / 94.6
SE 1.85


   White only, not Hispanic or Latino 89.1
CI 86.2 / 91.5
SE 1.335
90.8
CI 88.5 / 92.7
SE 1.061
89.0
CI 86.3 / 91.3
SE 1.286
89.0
CI 85.9 / 91.4
SE 1.387


Age group









15-24 88.7
CI 86.3 / 90.7
SE 1.136
89.3
CI 87.0 / 91.3
SE 1.082
90.3
CI 87.7 / 92.4
SE 1.178
91.9
CI 89.3 / 93.9
SE 1.150


25-44 89.8
CI 86.5 / 92.4
SE 1.487
90.5
CI 87.4 / 92.9
SE 1.386
88.8
CI 85.6 / 91.4
SE 1.470
90.0
CI 86.7 / 92.5
SE 1.447


Educational attainment (25 years and over)









< High school DSU

DSU

95.3
CI 88.2 / 98.2
SE 2.279
98.0
CI 92.8 / 99.5
SE 1.336


High school 90.8
CI 83.2 / 95.2
SE 2.932
92.4
CI 85.7 / 96.1
SE 2.536
91.0
CI 83.6 / 95.3
SE 2.867
88.5
CI 79.6 / 93.8
SE 3.528


Some college 90.7
CI 82.1 / 95.4
SE 3.234
88.1
CI 78.9 / 93.6
SE 3.650
89.2
CI 81.6 / 93.9
SE 3.058
95.4
CI 91.0 / 97.7
SE 1.593


4-year college degree 84.7
CI 76.0 / 90.7
SE 3.700
90.8
CI 83.9 / 95.0
SE 2.726
84.7
CI 75.6 / 90.9
SE 3.851
83.3
CI 73.2 / 90.1
SE 4.254


Advanced degree 91.0
CI 84.2 / 95.1
SE 2.691
89.3
CI 82.5 / 93.6
SE 2.774
86.9
CI 78.9 / 92.1
SE 3.320
84.9
CI 75.7 / 91.0
SE 3.858


Family income (percent Federal Poverty Level)









<100 87.0
CI 82.0 / 90.8
SE 2.216
90.3
CI 86.7 / 93.1
SE 1.625
92.6
CI 89.3 / 95.0
SE 1.414
95.9
CI 93.9 / 97.3
SE 0.841


100-199 90.5
CI 84.4 / 94.4
SE 2.490
90.4
CI 85.0 / 94.0
SE 2.242
91.7
CI 88.3 / 94.2
SE 1.494
92.7
CI 89.3 / 95.1
SE 1.464


200-399 91.8
CI 88.6 / 94.2
SE 1.416
89.5
CI 85.1 / 92.7
SE 1.932
87.3
CI 82.4 / 90.9
SE 2.154
89.7
CI 85.3 / 92.9
SE 1.904


400-599 84.9
CI 76.4 / 90.7
SE 3.606
88.5
CI 81.8 / 92.9
SE 2.767
87.9
CI 79.5 / 93.1
SE 3.380
86.9
CI 78.0 / 92.6
SE 3.644


600+ 90.5
CI 84.0 / 94.5
SE 2.592
91.9
CI 85.8 / 95.5
SE 2.375
85.6
CI 77.6 / 91.1
SE 3.386
81.6
CI 70.8 / 89.0
SE 4.628


Country of birth









US 87.7
CI 85.0 / 90.0
SE 1.267
88.6
CI 86.1 / 90.7
SE 1.151
88.4
CI 86.0 / 90.5
SE 1.149
90.1
CI 87.7 / 92.1
SE 1.121


Outside US 96.3
CI 93.1 / 98.0
SE 1.191
97.2
CI 94.0 / 98.7
SE 1.101
93.9
CI 87.9 / 97.1
SE 2.202
92.8
CI 86.5 / 96.3
SE 2.379


Geographic location









Metropolitan 89.0
CI 86.4 / 91.2
SE 1.211
89.9
CI 87.5 / 91.8
SE 1.110
89.4
CI 87.0 / 91.4
SE 1.119
90.2
CI 87.8 / 92.2
SE 1.120


Non-metropolitan 91.9
CI 88.4 / 94.4
SE 1.508
91.5
CI 88.0 / 94.0
SE 1.520
89.0
CI 82.8 / 93.2
SE 2.592
93.1
CI 87.0 / 96.5
SE 2.310


Health insurance status









Insured 89.7
CI 87.4 / 91.7
SE 1.098
90.3
CI 88.3 / 92.0
SE 0.947
89.5
CI 87.3 / 91.4
SE 1.056
90.6
CI 88.3 / 92.6
SE 1.078


   Private 88.7
CI 85.5 / 91.3
SE 1.480
90.3
CI 87.4 / 92.6
SE 1.312
87.7
CI 84.1 / 90.6
SE 1.648
87.2
CI 83.2 / 90.3
SE 1.806


   Public 91.5
CI 88.4 / 93.9
SE 1.381
90.8
CI 88.1 / 93.0
SE 1.248
91.4
CI 88.6 / 93.5
SE 1.221
94.1
CI 91.7 / 95.8
SE 1.024


Uninsured 86.6
CI 76.3 / 92.8
SE 4.115
DSU

DSU

90.4
CI 84.2 / 94.3
SE 2.509


Marital status









Married 91.4
CI 88.4 / 93.7
SE 1.336
93.1
CI 90.6 / 94.9
SE 1.100
91.3
CI 88.3 / 93.6
SE 1.338
90.5
CI 87.1 / 93.1
SE 1.496


Divorced or separated DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Widowed DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Never married 87.1
CI 83.6 / 90.0
SE 1.606
86.7
CI 83.2 / 89.6
SE 1.627
87.2
CI 84.0 / 89.9
SE 1.505
91.5
CI 89.0 / 93.4
SE 1.113


Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Pregnant women abstaining from binge drinking in past 30 days (percent, 15–44 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 95.0 (2007-2008)
2020 Target: 100
Desired Direction: Increase
Populations 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011  
Total 95.0
CI 93.4 / 96.2
SE 0.715
95.3
CI 93.8 / 96.5
SE 0.679
95.8
CI 94.5 / 96.8
SE 0.585
96.7
CI 95.5 / 97.5
SE 0.500


Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Black or African American only 89.4
CI 81.8 / 94.1
SE 3.038
92.3
CI 84.3 / 96.4
SE 2.913
94.9
CI 91.7 / 96.9
SE 1.284
95.4
CI 92.6 / 97.1
SE 1.112


White only 95.8
CI 94.4 / 96.8
SE 0.612
95.6
CI 94.0 / 96.7
SE 0.694
95.6
CI 94.0 / 96.8
SE 0.717
96.7
CI 95.3 / 97.7
SE 0.605


2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Hispanic or Latino 96.4
CI 93.4 / 98.1
SE 1.128
94.3
CI 88.5 / 97.2
SE 2.076
95.5
CI 89.6 / 98.1
SE 1.985
99.2
CI 97.9 / 99.7
SE 0.390


Not Hispanic or Latino 94.6
CI 92.7 / 96.1
SE 0.846
95.6
CI 94.0 / 96.8
SE 0.684
95.9
CI 94.6 / 96.9
SE 0.571
96.0
CI 94.6 / 97.0
SE 0.616


   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 89.3
CI 81.5 / 94.0
SE 3.104
92.3
CI 84.1 / 96.5
SE 2.965
94.8
CI 91.5 / 96.8
SE 1.317
95.2
CI 92.4 / 97.0
SE 1.145


   White only, not Hispanic or Latino 95.5
CI 93.9 / 96.7
SE 0.708
96.0
CI 94.6 / 97.0
SE 0.615
95.7
CI 94.0 / 96.9
SE 0.71
95.8
CI 94.0 / 97.1
SE 0.789


Age group









15-24 92.9
CI 90.8 / 94.5
SE 0.929
93.4
CI 91.5 / 94.9
SE 0.842
94.4
CI 92.7 / 95.7
SE 0.758
95.3
CI 93.7 / 96.6
SE 0.727


25-44 96.2
CI 93.9 / 97.6
SE 0.933
96.4
CI 94.0 / 97.9
SE 0.953
96.6
CI 94.5 / 97.9
SE 0.825
97.4
CI 95.7 / 98.4
SE 0.657


Educational attainment (25 years and over)









< High school DSU

DSU

95.4
CI 88.2 / 98.3
SE 2.278
98.0
CI 92.8 / 99.5
SE 1.336


High school 94.6
CI 88.3 / 97.6
SE 2.174
96.0
CI 90.6 / 98.3
SE 1.791
97.6
CI 93.6 / 99.1
SE 1.212
97.8
CI 94.7 / 99.1
SE 0.993


Some college DSU

DSU

DSU

99.7
CI 98.8 / 99.9
SE 0.207


4-year college degree 94.0
CI 88.2 / 97.1
SE 2.144
97.9
CI 94.5 / 99.2
SE 1.052
95.7
CI 90.0 / 98.3
SE 1.897
93.7
CI 86.9 / 97.1
SE 2.415


Advanced degree 98.3
CI 95.5 / 99.4
SE 0.859
98.0
CI 94.2 / 99.3
SE 1.094
97.1
CI 92.4 / 98.9
SE 1.455
97.1
CI 92.2 / 99.0
SE 1.503


Family income (percent Federal Poverty Level)









<100 92.1
CI 87.9 / 95.0
SE 1.759
94.2
CI 91.4 / 96.1
SE 1.176
95.7
CI 93.4 / 97.3
SE 0.968
97.4
CI 95.5 / 98.5
SE 0.718


100-199 94.2
CI 88.6 / 97.1
SE 2.060
93.0
CI 87.6 / 96.2
SE 2.106
95.4
CI 92.8 / 97.1
SE 1.070
97.2
CI 95.5 / 98.2
SE 0.668


200-399 96.2
CI 93.9 / 97.6
SE 0.931
95.4
CI 91.8 / 97.5
SE 1.376
95.3
CI 91.2 / 97.5
SE 1.519
96.1
CI 93.7 / 97.7
SE 0.986


400-599 95.4
CI 90.6 / 97.8
SE 1.721
96.1
CI 92.0 / 98.1
SE 1.452
96.9
CI 93.1 / 98.7
SE 1.292
97.7
CI 94.5 / 99.1
SE 1.046


600+ 97.2
CI 94.2 / 98.6
SE 1.044
99.2
CI 98.0 / 99.7
SE 0.381
96.3
CI 90.5 / 98.6
SE 1.816
93.6
CI 85.5 / 97.3
SE 2.772


Country of birth









US 94.2
CI 92.2 / 95.7
SE 0.865
94.6
CI 92.7 / 96.0
SE 0.807
95.2
CI 93.6 / 96.4
SE 0.687
96.1
CI 94.7 / 97.1
SE 0.607


Outside US 98.3
CI 96.1 / 99.3
SE 0.719
99.0
CI 97.6 / 99.6
SE 0.445
99.0
CI 97.1 / 99.6
SE 0.547
99.2
CI 97.6 / 99.7
SE 0.444


Geographic location









Metropolitan 95.1
CI 93.2 / 96.4
SE 0.805
95.6
CI 93.8 / 96.9
SE 0.762
96.0
CI 94.6 / 97.1
SE 0.630
96.4
CI 95.1 / 97.4
SE 0.568


Non-metropolitan 94.4
CI 91.5 / 96.4
SE 1.209
93.9
CI 90.6 / 96.0
SE 1.344
94.5
CI 90.6 / 96.9
SE 1.537
97.9
CI 95.2 / 99.1
SE 0.905


Health insurance status









Insured 95.6
CI 94.1 / 96.7
SE 0.655
96.0
CI 94.9 / 96.9
SE 0.517
96.3
CI 95.1 / 97.2
SE 0.526
96.9
CI 95.7 / 97.7
SE 0.519


   Private 96.3
CI 94.6 / 97.4
SE 0.699
97.1
CI 95.8 / 98.1
SE 0.560
96.5
CI 94.7 / 97.7
SE 0.756
95.8
CI 93.7 / 97.3
SE 0.888


   Public 94.8
CI 91.9 / 96.7
SE 1.200
94.7
CI 92.7 / 96.3
SE 0.906
96.2
CI 94.7 / 97.4
SE 0.678
97.9
CI 96.9 / 98.6
SE 0.435


Uninsured DSU

DSU

DSU

94.1
CI 89.3 / 96.9
SE 1.851


Marital status









Married 97.8
CI 96.5 / 98.7
SE 0.537
98.5
CI 97.4 / 99.2
SE 0.425
98.3
CI 96.8 / 99.0
SE 0.529
98.1
CI 96.5 / 98.9
SE 0.584


Divorced or separated DSU

DSU

93.3
CI 85.4 / 97.0
SE 2.754
DSU



Widowed DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Never married 91.3
CI 88.1 / 93.7
SE 1.408
90.7
CI 87.5 / 93.1
SE 1.427
91.9
CI 88.9 / 94.2
SE 1.328
95.2
CI 93.2 / 96.6
SE 0.833


Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Pregnant women abstaining from cigarette smoking (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 89.6 (2007)
2020 Target: 98.6
Desired Direction: Increase
Populations 2007        
Total 89.6
CI 89.5 / 89.6
SE 0.022








Sex (of child)









Male 89.5
CI 89.5 / 89.6
SE 0.03








Female 89.6
CI 89.5 / 89.7
SE 0.031








Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









American Indian or Alaska Native 79.4
CI 78.8 / 80.1
SE 0.329








Asian or Pacific Islander 98.4
CI 98.3 / 98.4
SE 0.036








Black or African American 90.1
CI 89.9 / 90.2
SE 0.064








White 88.9
CI 88.9 / 89.0
SE 0.024








Hispanic or Latino 97.9
CI 97.9 / 98.0
SE 0.018








Not Hispanic or Latino 85.8
CI 85.7 / 85.9
SE 0.03








   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 89.9
CI 89.7 / 90.0
SE 0.067








   White, not Hispanic or Latino 83.7
CI 83.6 / 83.7
SE 0.036








Age group (of mother)









<15 96.6
CI 95.9 / 97.2
SE 0.339








15-19 85.8
CI 85.7 / 86.0
SE 0.076








20-24 84.1
CI 84.0 / 84.2
SE 0.051








25-29 89.8
CI 89.7 / 89.9
SE 0.04








30-34 94.1
CI 94.0 / 94.1
SE 0.035








35 and over 94.6
CI 94.5 / 94.7
SE 0.043








Country of birth (of mother)









US 86.3
CI 86.2 / 86.3
SE 0.028








Outside US 99.0
CI 98.9 / 99.0
SE 0.014








Geographic location









Metropolitan 91.3
CI 91.3 / 91.4
SE 0.021








Non-metropolitan 79.2
CI 79.0 / 79.3
SE 0.076








Marital status (of mother)









Married 94.1
CI 94.1 / 94.2
SE 0.021








Unmarried 82.4
CI 82.3 / 82.5
SE 0.043








Footnotes View Footnotes

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Pregnant women abstaining from illicit drug use in the past 30 days (percent, 15–44 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 94.8 (2007-2008)
2020 Target: 100
Desired Direction: Increase
Populations 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011  
Total 94.8
CI 93.2 / 96.1
SE 0.736
95.5
CI 94.1 / 96.6
SE 0.610
95.6
CI 94.6 / 96.4
SE 0.468
95.0
CI 93.5 / 96.2
SE 0.672


Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Black or African American only 90.7
CI 83.6 / 95.0
SE 2.809
88.9
CI 80.6 / 93.9
SE 3.309
91.5
CI 87.2 / 94.4
SE 1.797
91.9
CI 87.8 / 94.7
SE 1.742


White only 95.4
CI 93.6 / 96.7
SE 0.784
96.5
CI 95.4 / 97.3
SE 0.485
96.0
CI 94.9 / 96.9
SE 0.516
95.4
CI 93.6 / 96.7
SE 0.795


2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Hispanic or Latino 97.4
CI 95.0 / 98.6
SE 0.867
96.7
CI 93.8 / 98.3
SE 1.074
95.4
CI 92.3 / 97.3
SE 1.235
94.7
CI 90.0 / 97.3
SE 1.761


Not Hispanic or Latino 94.2
CI 92.2 / 95.7
SE 0.892
95.2
CI 93.6 / 96.4
SE 0.714
95.6
CI 94.5 / 96.5
SE 0.506
95.1
CI 93.5 / 96.3
SE 0.719


   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 90.6
CI 83.3 / 94.9
SE 2.870
88.8
CI 80.3 / 93.9
SE 3.368
91.6
CI 87.3 / 94.6
SE 1.821
92.4
CI 88.2 / 95.2
SE 1.731


   White only, not Hispanic or Latino 94.7
CI 92.4 / 96.3
SE 0.991
96.4
CI 95.1 / 97.3
SE 0.541
96.2
CI 94.9 / 97.1
SE 0.554
95.5
CI 93.5 / 97.0
SE 0.875


Age group









15-24 91.3
CI 89.2 / 93.0
SE 0.958
91.4
CI 89.4 / 93.1
SE 0.936
91.4
CI 89.4 / 93.0
SE 0.919
90.2
CI 87.2 / 92.5
SE 1.347


25-44 96.8
CI 94.0 / 98.3
SE 1.041
97.7
CI 95.5 / 98.8
SE 0.795
97.9
CI 96.7 / 98.7
SE 0.500
97.6
CI 95.7 / 98.7
SE 0.714


Educational attainment (25 years and over)









< High school DSU

DSU

95.0
CI 88.1 / 98.0
SE 2.277
98.2
CI 94.5 / 99.4
SE 1.036


High school DSU

DSU

98.5
CI 94.0 / 99.6
SE 1.078
DSU



Some college DSU

94.2
CI 85.5 / 97.8
SE 2.833
96.3
CI 92.6 / 98.2
SE 1.345
98.4
CI 96.8 / 99.2
SE 0.578


4-year college degree DSU

99.6
CI 98.3 / 99.9
SE 0.288
99.2
CI 97.5 / 99.8
SE 0.474
98.8
CI 96.5 / 99.6
SE 0.668


Advanced degree 99.4
CI 97.5 / 99.9
SE 0.445
99.3
CI 97.0 / 99.8
SE 0.521
DSU

DSU



Family income (percent Federal Poverty Level)









<100 92.1
CI 88.1 / 94.8
SE 1.667
92.0
CI 88.9 / 94.3
SE 1.360
91.5
CI 88.4 / 93.8
SE 1.361
91.8
CI 87.7 / 94.7
SE 1.744


100-199 94.3
CI 88.8 / 97.1
SE 2.004
93.8
CI 88.6 / 96.7
SE 1.965
95.0
CI 92.6 / 96.7
SE 1.005
95.5
CI 93.4 / 97.0
SE 0.887


200-399 96.0
CI 93.3 / 97.7
SE 1.068
96.4
CI 94.0 / 97.8
SE 0.938
95.4
CI 92.9 / 97.1
SE 1.033
95.2
CI 91.5 / 97.3
SE 1.407


400-599 92.5
CI 84.4 / 96.5
SE 2.902
96.4
CI 92.1 / 98.4
SE 1.459
98.7
CI 96.7 / 99.5
SE 0.630
96.3
CI 89.8 / 98.7
SE 1.974


600+ 99.1
CI 97.0 / 99.8
SE 0.557
99.9
CI 99.5 / 100.0
SE 0.072
99.5
CI 98.4 / 99.8
SE 0.306
99.3
CI 97.8 / 99.8
SE 0.407


Country of birth









US 94.0
CI 92.0 / 95.5
SE 0.887
94.6
CI 93.0 / 95.9
SE 0.730
94.7
CI 93.5 / 95.7
SE 0.558
94.4
CI 92.8 / 95.7
SE 0.741


Outside US 98.2
CI 95.5 / 99.3
SE 0.848
99.8
CI 99.3 / 99.9
SE 0.129
100.0
CI 99.8 / 100.0
SE 0.038
DSU



Geographic location









Metropolitan 94.8
CI 92.9 / 96.3
SE 0.84
95.4
CI 93.8 / 96.6
SE 0.699
95.5
CI 94.4 / 96.4
SE 0.523
95.1
CI 93.5 / 96.3
SE 0.703


Non-metropolitan 94.9
CI 92.2 / 96.7
SE 1.116
96.1
CI 94.0 / 97.5
SE 0.865
96.1
CI 93.8 / 97.5
SE 0.915
94.8
CI 89.3 / 97.6
SE 1.975


Health insurance status









Insured 95.3
CI 93.7 / 96.5
SE 0.7
95.9
CI 94.8 / 96.8
SE 0.520
95.9
CI 94.8 / 96.7
SE 0.488
95.8
CI 94.5 / 96.8
SE 0.601


   Private 97.0
CI 95.0 / 98.2
SE 0.788
98.5
CI 97.5 / 99.2
SE 0.407
98.6
CI 97.5 / 99.3
SE 0.428
97.7
CI 95.8 / 98.8
SE 0.716


   Public 92.7
CI 89.9 / 94.8
SE 1.241
92.3
CI 89.9 / 94.1
SE 1.063
92.9
CI 91.0 / 94.4
SE 0.869
94.2
CI 92.1 / 95.8
SE 0.922


Uninsured DSU

DSU

91.9
CI 87.0 / 95.1
SE 2.021
DSU



Marital status









Married 98.4
CI 96.3 / 99.3
SE 0.696
99.0
CI 97.7 / 99.5
SE 0.428
98.6
CI 97.3 / 99.3
SE 0.466
98.1
CI 96.3 / 99.1
SE 0.660


Divorced or separated DSU

DSU

96.4
CI 92.4 / 98.4
SE 1.414
DSU



Widowed DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Never married 89.6
CI 86.8 / 91.8
SE 1.276
89.9
CI 87.3 / 92.0
SE 1.193
90.2
CI 87.9 / 92.0
SE 1.045
90.9
CI 88.1 / 93.1
SE 1.274


Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Nonpregnant women consuming 400+µg of folic acid (percent, 15–44 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 23.8 (2003-2006)
2020 Target: 26.2
Desired Direction: Increase
Populations 2003-2006 2007-2010      
Total 23.8
CI 20.3 / 27.3
SE 1.8
22.8
CI 18.3 / 27.2
SE 2.29






Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU







Asian only DSU

DSU







Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU







2 or more races DSU

DSU







Hispanic or Latino DSU

17.3
CI 12.6 / 22.1
SE 2.43






   Mexican American 17.2
CI 11.5 / 22.8
SE 2.88
11.4
CI 7.6 / 15.2
SE 1.95






Not Hispanic or Latino ---

---







   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 9.2
CI 4.2 / 14.1
SE 2.52
10.5
CI 7.0 / 13.9
SE 1.76






   White only, not Hispanic or Latino 29.8
CI 24.9 / 34.8
SE 2.52
26.8
CI 21.3 / 32.3
SE 2.82






Age group









15-17 11.7
CI 6.5 / 16.9
SE 2.66
14.3
CI 7.2 / 21.3
SE 3.61






18-44 24.9
CI 21.0 / 28.7
SE 1.97
23.2
CI 19.4 / 26.9
SE 1.92






   18-24 16.8
CI 12.5 / 21.2
SE 2.23
17.6
CI 13.5 / 21.6
SE 2.06






   25-44 27.9
CI 23.1 / 32.6
SE 2.42
24.6
CI 20.7 / 28.4
SE 1.97






Educational attainment (25 years and over)









< High school 9.0
CI 4.8 / 13.2
SE 2.16
DSU







High school (including GED or equivalent) 16.4
CI 11.6 / 21.2
SE 2.44
15.6
CI 10.1 / 21.1
SE 2.81






Some College or AA degree 26.9
CI 21.1 / 32.7
SE 2.97
24.9
CI 16.3 / 33.5
SE 4.39






College graduate or above 41.0
CI 32.8 / 49.3
SE 4.22
38.3
CI 31.0 / 45.7
SE 3.76






Family income (percent Federal Poverty Level)









<100 17.3
CI 11.0 / 23.7
SE 3.26
14.1
CI 10.5 / 17.6
SE 1.82






100-199 20.9
CI 14.2 / 27.6
SE 3.42
13.3
CI 9.0 / 17.6
SE 2.2






200-399 22.4
CI 15.2 / 29.7
SE 3.69
27.0
CI 20.8 / 33.1
SE 3.12






400-499 25.1
CI 11.8 / 38.4
SE 6.79
26.8
CI 18.8 / 34.7
SE 4.07






500+ 36.0
CI 26.1 / 45.9
SE 5.04
31.1
CI 24.5 / 37.8
SE 3.38






Country of birth









US 24.4
CI 20.4 / 28.5
SE 2.08
23.2
CI 19.7 / 26.7
SE 1.78






Outside US 19.0
CI 13.5 / 24.5
SE 2.8
17.4
CI 11.1 / 23.7
SE 3.2






Disability status (20 years and over)









People with activity limitations 19.7
CI 12.7 / 26.7
SE 3.59
20.5
CI 14.2 / 26.8
SE 3.23






People without activity limitations 26.8
CI 22.4 / 31.3
SE 2.29
23.5
CI 19.8 / 27.2
SE 1.89






Health insurance status









Insured 27.0
CI 22.8 / 31.3
SE 2.17
25.4
CI 20.6 / 30.1
SE 2.42






   Private 29.2
CI 24.2 / 34.1
SE 2.53
28.6
CI 24.2 / 33.1
SE 2.29






   Public 18.9
CI 13.2 / 24.6
SE 2.91
13.9
CI 9.1 / 18.8
SE 2.47






Uninsured 13.2
CI 7.8 / 18.7
SE 2.78
13.0
CI 8.1 / 17.8
SE 2.49






Marital status (20 years and over)









Married 32.2
CI 26.0 / 38.3
SE 3.12
29.3
CI 25.0 / 33.6
SE 2.21






Cohabiting partner DSU

15.1
CI 7.2 / 22.9
SE 4.01






Divorced or separated 24.4
CI 14.2 / 34.6
SE 5.21
DSU







Widowed DSU

DSU







Never married 17.6
CI 14.5 / 20.7
SE 1.57
20.4
CI 16.1 / 24.7
SE 2.18






Veteran status (17 years and over)









Veteran DSU

DSU







Non-veteran 24.4
CI 20.6 / 28.2
SE 1.93
22.9
CI 19.5 / 26.2
SE 1.71






Obesity status - Children (19 years and under)









Obese DSU

DSU







Not obese 14.4
CI 10.4 / 18.4
SE 2.06
13.0
CI 7.0 / 19.0
SE 3.07






Obesity status - Adults (20 years and over)









Obese 22.0
CI 16.9 / 27.1
SE 2.61
18.0
CI 14.9 / 21.1
SE 1.6






Not obese 28.3
CI 22.4 / 34.2
SE 3.0
25.7
CI 21.8 / 29.6
SE 1.99






Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

---: Data are not available.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Non-pregnant women of childbearing potential who have lower RBC folate concentrations (percent, 15–44 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 24.9 (2007-2010)
2020 Target: 22.41
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007-20102        
Total 24.9
CI 22.6 / 29.4
SE 1.18








Race/Ethnicity









Hispanic or Latino DSU









   Mexican American 24.8
CI 20.1 / 30.1
SE 2.48








Not Hispanic or Latino ---









   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 41.8
CI 37.5 / 46.2
SE 2.12








   White only, not Hispanic or Latino 20.1
CI 17.1 / 23.5
SE 1.57








Age group









15-17 27.1
CI 21.1 / 34.0
SE 3.16








18-44 24.7
CI 22.2 / 27.2
SE 1.23








   18-24 30.3
CI 25.7 / 35.4
SE 2.37








   25-44 22.9
CI 20.2 / 25.7
SE 1.34








Educational attainment (25 years and over)









< High school 31.2
CI 25.5 / 37.5
SE 2.97








High school (including GED or equivalent) 29.8
CI 25.2 / 34.9
SE 2.4








Some College or AA degree 23.3
CI 19.7 / 27.4
SE 1.89








College graduate or above 14.0
CI 10.4 / 18.7
SE 2.02








Family income (percent Federal Poverty Level)









<100 31.4
CI 26.5 / 36.6
SE 2.49








100-199 26.6
CI 22.6 / 31.0
SE 2.05








200-399 24.1
CI 20.0 / 28.7
SE 2.15








400-599 18.9
CI 14.9 / 23.8
SE 2.19








600+ DSU









Country of birth









US 24.1
CI 21.6 / 26.8
SE 1.28








Outside US 28.8
CI 25.5 / 32.4
SE 1.71








Disability status (20 years and over)









People with activity limitations 33.0
CI 26.0 / 40.8
SE 3.65








People without activity limitations 23.6
CI 21.3 / 26.1
SE 1.19








Health insurance status









Insured 23.0
CI 20.6 / 25.7
SE 1.25








   Private 20.7
CI 18.1 / 23.6
SE 1.33








   Public 31.2
CI 25.4 / 37.5
SE 2.97








Uninsured 31.2
CI 25.8 / 37.0
SE 2.76








Marital status (20 years and over)









Married 19.5
CI 16.1 / 23.3
SE 1.78








Cohabiting partner 29.9
CI 23.7 / 36.9
SE 3.25








Divorced or separated 23.4
CI 18.8 / 28.7
SE 2.45








Never married 32.0
CI 27.9 / 36.3
SE 2.06








Veteran status (17 years and over)









Veteran DSU









Non-veteran 24.6
CI 22.2 / 27.1
SE 1.2








Obesity status - Children (19 years and under)









Obese DSU









Not obese 27.0
CI 21.1 / 33.8
SE 3.11








Obesity status - Adults (20 years and over)









Obese 22.1
CI 19.5 / 25.0
SE 1.34








Not obese 25.7
CI 23.0 / 28.6
SE 1.38








Footnotes View Footnotes

1Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

2Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

---: Data are not available.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Mothers who took daily multivitamins/folic acid in the month prior to pregnancy (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 30.1 (2007)
2020 Target: 33.1
Desired Direction: Increase
Populations 2007        
Total 30.1
CI 29.4 / 30.7
SE 0.34








Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native only 20.3
CI 15.9 / 24.6
SE 2.2








Asian or Pacific Islander only 38.0
CI 35.3 / 40.7
SE 1.37








Black or African American only 23.4
CI 21.6 / 25.2
SE 0.92








White only 31.2
CI 30.4 / 32.0
SE 0.39








2 or more races 23.9
CI 17.2 / 30.5
SE 3.4








Hispanic or Latino 20.9
CI 19.6 / 22.1
SE 0.64








Not Hispanic or Latino 32.8
CI 32.0 / 33.5
SE 0.4








   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 23.4
CI 21.6 / 25.3
SE 0.95








   White only, not Hispanic or Latino 34.8
CI 33.8 / 35.7
SE 0.47








Age group









<18 13.9
CI 11.3 / 16.5
SE 1.33








18-39 30.1
CI 29.4 / 30.8
SE 0.35








   18-24 17.1
CI 16.1 / 18.2
SE 0.54








   25-39 36.3
CI 35.5 / 37.2
SE 0.44








40 and over 46.1
CI 41.8 / 50.4
SE 2.17








Educational attainment (25 years and over)









< High school 20.6
CI 18.7 / 22.5
SE 0.95








High school 25.7
CI 24.0 / 27.5
SE 0.89








More than high school 44.0
CI 42.9 / 45.1
SE 0.55








Family income (percent Federal Poverty Level)