MICH-6 Reduce maternal illness and complications due to pregnancy (complications during hospitalized labor and delivery)

National Data Source
National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
31.1 (2007)
Target
28.0
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of hospital discharges for females with any listed diagnosis of maternal complications (641, 642 0-642 7, 642 9, 643 2, 646 2, 646 6, 646 7, 648 0, 648 5, 648 6, 648 8, 658 4, 659 2, 659 3, 664 2, 664 3, 664 5, 665 0-665 9, 666, 668, 669 0-669 4, 670, 671 3-671 5, 672, 673, 674 0-674 3, 674 50-674 54, 674 8, 674 9)
Denominator
Number of hospital discharges for females who delivered one or more infants (principal diagnosis of ICD-9-CM code V27)
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective

Comments

Methodology Notes

Principal diagnosis is the diagnosis chiefly responsible for admission of the person to the hospital.

Data by race and ethnicity may be underreported from NHDS.