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Maternal, Infant, and Child Health

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

2020 Baseline (year): 2.2 (2006)
2020 Target: 2.0
Desired Direction:

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









Female 6.0
CI 5.9 / 6.1
SE 0.055








Male 6.4
CI 6.3 / 6.5
SE 0.055








Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









Not Hispanic or Latino 6.0
CI 5.9 / 6.1
SE 0.044








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








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








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








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








Asian or Pacific Islander 4.3
CI 4.0 / 4.6
SE 0.136








Age group (of mother)









25-29 5.5
CI 5.3 / 5.6
SE 0.07








30-34 5.8
CI 5.6 / 5.9
SE 0.078








15-19 7.6
CI 7.3 / 7.8
SE 0.135








35 and over 8.0
CI 7.8 / 8.3
SE 0.116








20-24 5.9
CI 5.7 / 6.0
SE 0.075








<15 12.3
CI 9.7 / 15.0
SE 1.355








Fetal and/or live birth weight









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








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








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









Female 6.3
CI 6.1 / 6.4
SE 0.056








Male 7.0
CI 6.9 / 7.1
SE 0.058








Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









White 5.3
CI 5.3 / 5.4
SE 0.041








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








Hispanic or Latino 5.9
CI 5.8 / 6.1
SE 0.078








Asian or Pacific Islander 4.8
CI 4.5 / 5.0
SE 0.144








Not Hispanic or Latino 6.6
CI 6.5 / 6.7
SE 0.046








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








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








Black or African American 11.6
CI 11.3 / 11.9
SE 0.136








Age group (of mother)









15-19 8.3
CI 8.1 / 8.6
SE 0.142








20-24 6.6
CI 6.5 / 6.8
SE 0.08








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








<15 12.7
CI 10.0 / 15.4
SE 1.382








25-29 5.9
CI 5.7 / 6.0
SE 0.072








Fetal and/or live birth weight









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








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








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 (of child)









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


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


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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


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


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


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


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


Age group (of mother)









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


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


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


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


<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


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)









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


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


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


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


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


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)









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




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




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




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




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




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




Age group (of mother)









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




<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




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




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




Country of birth (of mother)









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




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




Marital status (of mother)









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




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




Fetal and/or live birth weight









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




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




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









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




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




Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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




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




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




   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




   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 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




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




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




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




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




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




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




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




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









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




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




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 (of child)









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




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




Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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




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




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




   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




   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




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




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




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




Age group (of mother)









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




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




<15 DSU

DSU

DSU





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




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




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









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




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




Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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




   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




   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




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




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




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




Age group (of mother)









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




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




<15 DSU

DSU

DSU





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




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




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




Country of birth (of mother)









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




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




Marital status (of mother)









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




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




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 (of child)









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




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




Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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




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




   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




   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




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




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




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




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




Age group (of mother)









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




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




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




<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




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)









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




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




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




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




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




Age group (of mother)









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




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




<15 DSU

DSU

DSU





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




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: 26.5
Desired Direction:

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









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


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


Race/Ethnicity









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


   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


   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 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Country of birth









Outside US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Geographic location









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


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


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: 14.8
Desired Direction:

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


   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


   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


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


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


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


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


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









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


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


Race/Ethnicity









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


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


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


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


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


Country of birth









Outside US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Geographic location









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


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


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









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


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


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


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


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


   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


   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


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


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


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


Country of birth









US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Outside US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Geographic location









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


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


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









Hispanic or Latino 8.9
CI 7.1 / 10.7
SE 0.917








White 10.0
CI 9.0 / 11.1
SE 0.549








Black or African American 26.5
CI 22.6 / 30.4
SE 1.98








American Indian or Alaska Native DSU









Asian or Pacific Islander 9.4
CI 5.7 / 13.2
SE 1.925








Not Hispanic or Latino 14.1
CI 12.8 / 15.4
SE 0.66








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








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








Age group









20-24 8.1
CI 6.4 / 9.8
SE 0.867








15-19 7.0
CI 4.5 / 9.4
SE 1.251








<15 DSU









30-34 12.1
CI 9.9 / 14.3
SE 1.12








25-29 9.4
CI 7.7 / 11.2
SE 0.884








35 and over 32.3
CI 27.8 / 36.8
SE 2.297








Country of birth









Outside US 10.7
CI 8.7 / 12.6
SE 0.999








US 13.3
CI 12.0 / 14.6
SE 0.642








Geographic location









Non-metropolitan 12.1
CI 9.5 / 14.8
SE 1.358








Metropolitan 12.8
CI 11.6 / 14.0
SE 0.591








Marital status









Unmarried DSU









Married 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









20-24 27.7
CI 25.8 / 29.5
SE 0.943








35 and over 36.3
CI 33.6 / 39.0
SE 1.374








<15 DSU









15-19 32.6
CI 29.6 / 35.6
SE 1.529








25-29 31.4
CI 29.5 / 33.3
SE 0.968








30-34 30.6
CI 28.7 / 32.5
SE 0.973








Geographic region (of hospital)









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








Northeast 31.6
CI 28.4 / 34.8
SE 1.637








Health insurance status









Insured 31.1
CI 30.0 / 32.3
SE 0.596








   Public 31.2
CI 29.7 / 32.7
SE 0.778








   Private 31.1
CI 29.6 / 32.6
SE 0.768








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








Single 30.9
CI 28.6 / 33.3
SE 1.200








Divorced or separated 33.5
CI 23.3 / 43.7
SE 5.198








Widowed 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.

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

2020 Baseline (year): 90.8 (2007)
2020 Target: 81.7
Desired Direction:

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)









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


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


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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


   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


   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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Country of birth (of mother)









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


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


Geographic location









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


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


Marital status (of mother)









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


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


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)









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


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


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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


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


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


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


Age group (of mother)









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


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


<15 DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



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


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


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


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)









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


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


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.

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

2020 Baseline (year): 1.5 (2007)
2020 Target: 1.4
Desired Direction:

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









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


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


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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


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


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


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


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


Age group (of mother)









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


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


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


<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


Country of birth (of mother)









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


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


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









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


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


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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


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


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


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


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


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


Age group (of mother)









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


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


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


<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


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









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


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


Marital status (of mother)









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


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


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.

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

2020 Baseline (year): 2.0 (2007)
2020 Target: 1.8
Desired Direction:

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


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


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


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


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


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


Age group (of mother)









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


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


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


<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


Country of birth (of mother)









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


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


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)









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


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


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)









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


   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


   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


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


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


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


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


Age group (of mother)









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


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


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


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


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


<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


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)









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


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


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)









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


   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


   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


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


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


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


Age group (of mother)









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


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


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


<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


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


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


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 (of child)









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)









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


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


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


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


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


Age group (of mother)









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


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


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


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


<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


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


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









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


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


Marital status (of mother)









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


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


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:

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)









Asian or Pacific Islander 77.7
CI 77.4 / 77.9
SE 0.116








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








White 72.2
CI 72.1 / 72.2
SE 0.034








Black or African American 59.0
CI 58.8 / 59.2
SE 0.096








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








Age group (of mother)









15-19 53.6
CI 53.4 / 53.8
SE 0.104








35 and over 79.0
CI 78.8 / 79.1
SE 0.074








20-24 62.9
CI 62.8 / 63.0
SE 0.065








25-29 73.9
CI 73.8 / 74.0
SE 0.056








<15 34.7
CI 33.0 / 36.4
SE 0.85








30-34 79.2
CI 79.1 / 79.3
SE 0.059








Country of birth (of mother)









Outside US 66.8
CI 66.7 / 67.0
SE 0.062








US 72.3
CI 72.2 / 72.4
SE 0.036








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)









Unmarried 59.2
CI 59.1 / 59.3
SE 0.053








Married 78.3
CI 78.3 / 78.4
SE 0.036








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)









White 71.7
CI 71.6 / 71.7
SE 0.034








Asian or Pacific Islander 75.5
CI 75.3 / 75.7
SE 0.121








Not Hispanic or Latino 72.7
CI 72.6 / 72.8
SE 0.037








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








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








Hispanic or Latino 65.5
CI 65.4 / 65.6
SE 0.059








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








Black or African American 61.0
CI 60.8 / 61.2
SE 0.096








Age group (of mother)









15-19 57.5
CI 57.3 / 57.7
SE 0.104








35 and over 77.8
CI 77.6 / 77.9
SE 0.076








20-24 64.4
CI 64.3 / 64.5
SE 0.065








<15 40.6
CI 38.9 / 42.4
SE 0.886








25-29 72.5
CI 72.4 / 72.6
SE 0.058








30-34 76.7
CI 76.6 / 76.9
SE 0.062








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









Non-metropolitan 70.5
CI 70.3 / 70.6
SE 0.084








Metropolitan 70.5
CI 70.4 / 70.6
SE 0.034








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:

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



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


   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


   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


2 or more races 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


Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



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


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)









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


< 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


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


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


Family income (percent Federal Poverty Level)









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


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


<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


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









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


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


Geographic location









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


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


Health insurance status









Uninsured 86.6
CI 76.3 / 92.8
SE 4.115
DSU

DSU

90.4
CI 84.2 / 94.3
SE 2.509


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


   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


   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


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


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


Widowed DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Divorced or separated DSU

DSU

DSU

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.

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









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


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


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


Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



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



Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Age group









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


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


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


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


Some college DSU

DSU

DSU

99.7
CI 98.8 / 99.9
SE 0.207


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


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


Family income (percent Federal Poverty Level)









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


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


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


<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


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









Uninsured DSU

DSU

DSU

94.1
CI 89.3 / 96.9
SE 1.851


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


Marital status









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


Widowed DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



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



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)









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








White 88.9
CI 88.9 / 89.0
SE 0.024








Black or African American 90.1
CI 89.9 / 90.2
SE 0.064








Asian or Pacific Islander 98.4
CI 98.3 / 98.4
SE 0.036








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








Age group (of mother)









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








20-24 84.1
CI 84.0 / 84.2
SE 0.051








<15 96.6
CI 95.9 / 97.2
SE 0.339








25-29 89.8
CI 89.7 / 89.9
SE 0.04








15-19 85.8
CI 85.7 / 86.0
SE 0.076








Country of birth (of mother)









Outside US 99.0
CI 98.9 / 99.0
SE 0.014








US 86.3
CI 86.2 / 86.3
SE 0.028








Geographic location









Non-metropolitan 79.2
CI 79.0 / 79.3
SE 0.076








Metropolitan 91.3
CI 91.3 / 91.4
SE 0.021








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









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


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


Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



American Indian or Alaska Native only 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


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


Age group









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


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


Educational attainment (25 years and over)









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


< High school DSU

DSU

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


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

DSU



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


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


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


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


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









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



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


Geographic location









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


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


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


   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


   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


Uninsured DSU

DSU

91.9
CI 87.0 / 95.1
SE 2.021
DSU



Marital status









Divorced or separated DSU

DSU

96.4
CI 92.4 / 98.4
SE 1.414
DSU



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


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


Widowed DSU

DSU

DSU

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.

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







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






Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU







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







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






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






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






Family income (percent Federal Poverty Level)









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






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






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






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






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






Country of birth









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






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






Disability status (20 years and over)









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






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






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)









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






Divorced or separated 24.4
CI 14.2 / 34.6
SE 5.21
DSU







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






Widowed DSU

DSU







Cohabiting partner DSU

15.1
CI 7.2 / 22.9
SE 4.01






Veteran status (17 years and over)









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






Veteran DSU

DSU







Obesity status - Children (19 years and under)









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






Obese DSU

DSU







Obesity status - Adults (20 years and over)









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






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






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









18-44 24.7
CI 22.2 / 27.2
SE 1.23








   25-44 22.9
CI 20.2 / 25.7
SE 1.34








   18-24 30.3
CI 25.7 / 35.4
SE 2.37








15-17 27.1
CI 21.1 / 34.0
SE 3.16








Educational attainment (25 years and over)









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








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








< High school 31.2
CI 25.5 / 37.5
SE 2.97








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








400-599 18.9
CI 14.9 / 23.8
SE 2.19








600+ DSU









100-199 26.6
CI 22.6 / 31.0
SE 2.05








200-399 24.1
CI 20.0 / 28.7
SE 2.15








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)









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








Cohabiting partner 29.9
CI 23.7 / 36.9
SE 3.25








Married 19.5
CI 16.1 / 23.3
SE 1.78








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)









Not obese 27.0
CI 21.1 / 33.8
SE 3.11








Obese DSU









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 did not smoke in the 3 months prior to pregnancy (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 77.6 (2007)
2020 Target: 85.4
Desired Direction:

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









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








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








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








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








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








White only 31.2
CI 30.4 / 32.0
SE 0.39








Age group









40 and over 46.1
CI 41.8 / 50.4
SE 2.17


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