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Maternal, Infant, and Child Health

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

2020 Baseline (year): 4.5 (2006)
2020 Target: 4.1
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









Male 6.4
CI 6.3 / 6.5
SE 0.055








Female 6.0
CI 5.9 / 6.1
SE 0.055








Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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








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








Asian or Pacific Islander 4.3
CI 4.0 / 4.6
SE 0.136








White 4.6
CI 4.5 / 4.7
SE 0.038








Black or African American 10.2
CI 9.9 / 10.4
SE 0.127








Hispanic or Latino 5.5
CI 5.3 / 5.6
SE 0.074








Age group (of mother)









20-24 5.9
CI 5.7 / 6.0
SE 0.075








30-34 5.8
CI 5.6 / 5.9
SE 0.078








35 and over 8.0
CI 7.8 / 8.3
SE 0.116








15-19 7.6
CI 7.3 / 7.8
SE 0.135








25-29 5.5
CI 5.3 / 5.6
SE 0.07








<15 12.3
CI 9.7 / 15.0
SE 1.355








Fetal and/or live birth weight









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








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








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)









Asian or Pacific Islander 4.8
CI 4.5 / 5.0
SE 0.144








Hispanic or Latino 5.9
CI 5.8 / 6.1
SE 0.078








Not Hispanic or Latino 6.6
CI 6.5 / 6.7
SE 0.046








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








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








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








Black or African American 11.6
CI 11.3 / 11.9
SE 0.136








White 5.3
CI 5.3 / 5.4
SE 0.041








Age group (of mother)









<15 12.7
CI 10.0 / 15.4
SE 1.382








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








15-19 8.3
CI 8.1 / 8.6
SE 0.142








25-29 5.9
CI 5.7 / 6.0
SE 0.072








20-24 6.6
CI 6.5 / 6.8
SE 0.08








Fetal and/or live birth weight









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








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








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









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


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


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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


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


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


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


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


   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, 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


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


Age group (of mother)









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


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


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


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


<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


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


Country of birth (of mother)









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


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


Geographic location









Non-metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Marital status (of mother)









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


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


Fetal and/or live birth weight









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


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


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


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









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




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




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




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




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




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




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




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




Age group (of mother)









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




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




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




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




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




<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




Country of birth (of mother)









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




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




Geographic location









Metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU





Non-metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU





Marital status (of mother)









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




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




Fetal and/or live birth weight









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




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




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




Footnotes View Footnotes

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.

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)









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




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




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




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




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




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




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




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




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




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




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




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




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




Geographic location









Metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU





Non-metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU





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









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




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




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




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 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









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)









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




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




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




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




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




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




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




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




Age group (of mother)









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




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




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




15-19 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




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




<15 DSU

DSU

DSU





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




Geographic location









Metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU





Non-metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU





Marital status (of mother)









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




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




Footnotes View Footnotes

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

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

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

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

CI: 95% confidence interval.

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

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




Sex









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




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




Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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




American Indian or Alaska Native DSU

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




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




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




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




Age group (of mother)









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




15-19 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




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




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 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




Country of birth (of mother)









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




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




Geographic location









Metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU





Non-metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU





Marital status (of mother)









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




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




Footnotes View Footnotes

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

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

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

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

CI: 95% confidence interval.

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

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




Sex









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)









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




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




   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




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




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




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




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




Age group (of mother)









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




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




<15 DSU

DSU

DSU





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




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




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




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




Geographic location









Metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU





Non-metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU





Marital status (of mother)









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




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




Footnotes View Footnotes

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

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

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

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

CI: 95% confidence interval.

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

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




Sex (of child)









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




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




Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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




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




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




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




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




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




Age group (of mother)









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




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




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




<15 DSU

DSU

DSU





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




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




Country of birth (of mother)









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




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




Geographic location









Non-metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU





Metropolitan DSU

DSU

DSU





Marital status (of mother)









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




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




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









Not Hispanic or Latino ---









   White only, not Hispanic or Latino 45.3









   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 62.3









Hispanic or Latino 48.9









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): 28.6 (2007)
2020 Target: 25.7
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007 2008 2009 2010  
Total 28.6
CI 27.7 / 29.4
SE 0.416
28.3
CI 27.5 / 29.1
SE 0.412
26.1
CI 25.3 / 26.9
SE 0.392
26.5
CI 25.8 / 27.3
SE 0.404


Sex









Male 31.3
CI 30.1 / 32.5
SE 0.609
31.5
CI 30.3 / 32.7
SE 0.608
28.6
CI 27.5 / 29.8
SE 0.574
29.6
CI 28.4 / 30.8
SE 0.597


Female 25.7
CI 24.6 / 26.8
SE 0.565
25.0
CI 23.9 / 26.1
SE 0.554
23.5
CI 22.4 / 24.5
SE 0.531
23.3
CI 22.3 / 24.4
SE 0.542


Race/Ethnicity









Not Hispanic or Latino 29.2
CI 28.3 / 30.2
SE 0.482
29.4
CI 28.5 / 30.4
SE 0.485
27.1
CI 26.2 / 28.0
SE 0.463
27.8
CI 26.8 / 28.7
SE 0.478


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 43.7
CI 41.1 / 46.3
SE 1.316
44.2
CI 41.6 / 46.9
SE 1.349
41.6
CI 39.1 / 44.1
SE 1.291
40.2
CI 37.7 / 42.7
SE 1.274


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 25.5
CI 24.5 / 26.5
SE 0.529
26.1
CI 25.0 / 27.1
SE 0.536
24.0
CI 23.0 / 25.0
SE 0.513
24.7
CI 23.6 / 25.7
SE 0.534


Hispanic or Latino 26.0
CI 24.4 / 27.6
SE 0.818
24.6
CI 23.1 / 26.1
SE 0.767
22.9
CI 21.5 / 24.3
SE 0.723
22.7
CI 21.2 / 24.1
SE 0.743


American Indian or Alaska Native 54.9
CI 44.0 / 65.8
SE 5.575
38.9
CI 31.3 / 46.6
SE 3.892
30.7
CI 24.1 / 37.3
SE 3.372
29.4
CI 23.5 / 35.4
SE 3.052


Black or African American 42.2
CI 39.7 / 44.6
SE 1.251
41.6
CI 39.2 / 44.0
SE 1.244
38.8
CI 36.5 / 41.1
SE 1.181
38.1
CI 35.8 / 40.4
SE 1.181


White 25.8
CI 24.9 / 26.6
SE 0.449
26.0
CI 25.1 / 26.9
SE 0.45
24.1
CI 23.2 / 24.9
SE 0.43
24.6
CI 23.7 / 25.4
SE 0.447


Asian or Pacific Islander 21.7
CI 18.5 / 24.8
SE 1.605
18.6
CI 15.7 / 21.4
SE 1.454
15.7
CI 13.2 / 18.2
SE 1.286
17.9
CI 15.1 / 20.6
SE 1.382


Country of birth









Outside US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Geographic location









Non-metropolitan 37.8
CI 35.3 / 40.2
SE 1.232
38.7
CI 36.2 / 41.1
SE 1.237
36.5
CI 34.2 / 38.8
SE 1.186
33.7
CI 31.4 / 35.9
SE 1.147


Metropolitan 26.9
CI 26.1 / 27.8
SE 0.439
26.5
CI 25.7 / 27.3
SE 0.432
24.3
CI 23.5 / 25.1
SE 0.41
25.2
CI 24.4 / 26.1
SE 0.429


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.

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

2020 Baseline (year): 13.7 (2007)
2020 Target: 12.3
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007 2008 2009 2010  
Total 13.7
CI 13.1 / 14.2
SE 0.262
12.5
CI 12.0 / 13.0
SE 0.249
12.2
CI 11.8 / 12.7
SE 0.244
11.4
CI 11.0 / 11.9
SE 0.237


Sex









Female 12.3
CI 11.6 / 13.0
SE 0.356
11.3
CI 10.6 / 11.9
SE 0.339
11.2
CI 10.5 / 11.8
SE 0.333
10.1
CI 9.5 / 10.7
SE 0.318


Male 15.0
CI 14.2 / 15.7
SE 0.384
13.6
CI 12.9 / 14.3
SE 0.364
13.3
CI 12.6 / 14.0
SE 0.355
12.8
CI 12.1 / 13.4
SE 0.35


Race/Ethnicity









White 12.9
CI 12.4 / 13.5
SE 0.289
11.4
CI 10.9 / 12.0
SE 0.27
11.0
CI 10.5 / 11.6
SE 0.263
10.9
CI 10.4 / 11.4
SE 0.265


Asian or Pacific Islander 9.8
CI 7.8 / 11.8
SE 1.013
10.0
CI 8.0 / 11.9
SE 1.001
11.0
CI 9.1 / 13.0
SE 0.998
8.5
CI 6.8 / 10.2
SE 0.854


American Indian or Alaska Native 16.6
CI 11.4 / 21.7
SE 2.621
14.2
CI 9.8 / 18.6
SE 2.243
17.8
CI 13.0 / 22.7
SE 2.47
12.2
CI 8.7 / 15.7
SE 1.795


Not Hispanic or Latino 13.7
CI 13.1 / 14.3
SE 0.296
12.9
CI 12.4 / 13.5
SE 0.288
12.4
CI 11.8 / 12.9
SE 0.28
12.2
CI 11.7 / 12.8
SE 0.28


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 18.6
CI 17.0 / 20.1
SE 0.783
19.0
CI 17.4 / 20.5
SE 0.801
18.8
CI 17.2 / 20.4
SE 0.792
15.9
CI 14.5 / 17.4
SE 0.726


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 12.7
CI 12.0 / 13.3
SE 0.332
11.5
CI 10.9 / 12.1
SE 0.316
10.7
CI 10.1 / 11.3
SE 0.304
11.4
CI 10.8 / 12.0
SE 0.318


Black or African American 18.0
CI 16.6 / 19.5
SE 0.75
18.2
CI 16.8 / 19.7
SE 0.76
18.1
CI 16.7 / 19.6
SE 0.751
15.0
CI 13.7 / 16.3
SE 0.674


Hispanic or Latino 13.4
CI 12.3 / 14.5
SE 0.564
10.8
CI 9.8 / 11.7
SE 0.491
11.5
CI 10.6 / 12.5
SE 0.491
8.8
CI 8.0 / 9.7
SE 0.429


Country of birth









Outside US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Geographic location









Metropolitan 13.0
CI 12.4 / 13.5
SE 0.278
11.9
CI 11.4 / 12.4
SE 0.264
11.6
CI 11.1 / 12.1
SE 0.258
10.7
CI 10.2 / 11.2
SE 0.25


Non-metropolitan 17.5
CI 16.0 / 19.0
SE 0.755
15.7
CI 14.3 / 17.1
SE 0.715
15.9
CI 14.6 / 17.3
SE 0.71
15.5
CI 14.1 / 16.9
SE 0.695


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.

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

2020 Baseline (year): 16.9 (2007)
2020 Target: 15.2
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007 2008 2009 2010  
Total 16.9
CI 16.3 / 17.5
SE 0.289
15.7
CI 15.2 / 16.3
SE 0.28
15.7
CI 15.1 / 16.2
SE 0.28
14.3
CI 13.7 / 14.8
SE 0.263


Sex









Female 13.8
CI 13.1 / 14.5
SE 0.373
12.9
CI 12.2 / 13.6
SE 0.363
13.1
CI 12.4 / 13.8
SE 0.367
12.1
CI 11.4 / 12.8
SE 0.346


Male 19.9
CI 19.0 / 20.7
SE 0.437
18.4
CI 17.5 / 19.2
SE 0.423
18.1
CI 17.3 / 18.9
SE 0.421
16.3
CI 15.6 / 17.1
SE 0.393


Race/Ethnicity









Not Hispanic or Latino 17.4
CI 16.7 / 18.0
SE 0.326
16.2
CI 15.6 / 16.8
SE 0.317
15.7
CI 15.1 / 16.3
SE 0.314
14.9
CI 14.3 / 15.5
SE 0.304


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 15.7
CI 15.0 / 16.4
SE 0.36
14.7
CI 14.0 / 15.3
SE 0.351
13.9
CI 13.2 / 14.5
SE 0.343
13.8
CI 13.1 / 14.5
SE 0.342


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 24.6
CI 22.8 / 26.3
SE 0.884
22.8
CI 21.1 / 24.5
SE 0.862
23.2
CI 21.5 / 24.9
SE 0.876
20.2
CI 18.7 / 21.8
SE 0.802


American Indian or Alaska Native 19.5
CI 14.3 / 24.8
SE 2.66
20.9
CI 15.5 / 26.4
SE 2.774
23.2
CI 17.5 / 29.0
SE 2.927
16.6
CI 12.5 / 20.8
SE 2.112


Asian or Pacific Islander 12.3
CI 10.0 / 14.5
SE 1.134
11.2
CI 9.1 / 13.3
SE 1.084
11.1
CI 9.0 / 13.2
SE 1.064
7.8
CI 6.2 / 9.5
SE 0.845


White 15.7
CI 15.1 / 16.4
SE 0.316
14.6
CI 14.0 / 15.2
SE 0.306
14.4
CI 13.8 / 15.0
SE 0.305
13.6
CI 13.0 / 14.2
SE 0.293


Hispanic or Latino 14.9
CI 13.7 / 16.1
SE 0.612
13.5
CI 12.4 / 14.7
SE 0.582
15.2
CI 14.0 / 16.4
SE 0.613
11.7
CI 10.7 / 12.7
SE 0.508


Black or African American 23.6
CI 22.0 / 25.3
SE 0.842
21.8
CI 20.2 / 23.4
SE 0.818
22.3
CI 20.7 / 23.9
SE 0.832
19.1
CI 17.7 / 20.6
SE 0.75


Country of birth









US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Outside US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Geographic location









Non-metropolitan 22.2
CI 20.6 / 23.9
SE 0.833
21.5
CI 19.9 / 23.1
SE 0.827
20.1
CI 18.6 / 21.7
SE 0.795
19.6
CI 18.1 / 21.1
SE 0.771


Metropolitan 15.9
CI 15.3 / 16.5
SE 0.305
14.6
CI 14.1 / 15.2
SE 0.294
14.8
CI 14.2 / 15.4
SE 0.297
13.2
CI 12.7 / 13.8
SE 0.276


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.

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

2020 Baseline (year): 61.9 (2007)
2020 Target: 55.7
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007 2008 2009 2010  
Total 61.9
CI 60.9 / 63.0
SE 0.537
57.7
CI 56.7 / 58.7
SE 0.518
53.5
CI 52.5 / 54.5
SE 0.498
49.4
CI 48.5 / 50.3
SE 0.473


Sex









Male 86.8
CI 85.1 / 88.6
SE 0.888
81.2
CI 79.6 / 82.9
SE 0.858
74.0
CI 72.4 / 75.6
SE 0.818
69.6
CI 68.0 / 71.1
SE 0.785


Female 35.7
CI 34.6 / 36.9
SE 0.584
32.9
CI 31.8 / 34.0
SE 0.56
31.9
CI 30.8 / 33.0
SE 0.551
28.1
CI 27.1 / 29.1
SE 0.512


Race/Ethnicity









White 58.6
CI 57.4 / 59.8
SE 0.593
54.1
CI 53.0 / 55.2
SE 0.57
50.5
CI 49.4 / 51.6
SE 0.551
47.0
CI 46.0 / 48.0
SE 0.53


Hispanic or Latino 57.9
CI 55.5 / 60.3
SE 1.243
52.9
CI 50.6 / 55.1
SE 1.171
51.8
CI 49.5 / 54.0
SE 1.133
41.5
CI 39.7 / 43.4
SE 0.957


Black or African American 83.4
CI 80.4 / 86.4
SE 1.533
79.6
CI 76.7 / 82.6
SE 1.489
71.3
CI 68.5 / 74.0
SE 1.406
67.0
CI 64.4 / 69.7
SE 1.333


Not Hispanic or Latino 62.7
CI 61.5 / 63.8
SE 0.594
58.6
CI 57.4 / 59.7
SE 0.576
53.6
CI 52.5 / 54.7
SE 0.553
51.2
CI 50.1 / 52.3
SE 0.541


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 85.8
CI 82.6 / 88.9
SE 1.594
82.3
CI 79.3 / 85.4
SE 1.554
73.3
CI 70.4 / 76.2
SE 1.464
70.6
CI 67.8 / 73.3
SE 1.416


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 58.0
CI 56.7 / 59.3
SE 0.662
53.7
CI 52.5 / 55.0
SE 0.64
49.2
CI 48.0 / 50.4
SE 0.617
47.5
CI 46.3 / 48.7
SE 0.612


Asian or Pacific Islander 32.7
CI 29.1 / 36.4
SE 1.85
28.4
CI 25.1 / 31.8
SE 1.721
28.2
CI 24.8 / 31.5
SE 1.689
22.8
CI 20.0 / 25.5
SE 1.393


American Indian or Alaska Native 86.5
CI 76.1 / 97.0
SE 5.314
86.5
CI 76.0 / 96.9
SE 5.32
88.8
CI 78.2 / 99.4
SE 5.405
61.5
CI 53.8 / 69.3
SE 3.955


Country of birth









US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Outside US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Geographic location









Metropolitan 58.1
CI 57.0 / 59.2
SE 0.569
54.2
CI 53.1 / 55.3
SE 0.548
50.2
CI 49.2 / 51.2
SE 0.528
46.3
CI 45.4 / 47.3
SE 0.501


Non-metropolitan 81.2
CI 78.3 / 84.2
SE 1.516
75.5
CI 72.6 / 78.4
SE 1.47
70.1
CI 67.4 / 72.9
SE 1.405
65.2
CI 62.5 / 67.8
SE 1.349


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.

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

2020 Baseline (year): 98.3 (2007)
2020 Target: 88.5
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007 2008 2009 2010  
Total 98.3
CI 97.0 / 99.7
SE 0.683
94.0
CI 92.7 / 95.3
SE 0.668
87.7
CI 86.5 / 89.0
SE 0.638
86.5
CI 85.2 / 87.7
SE 0.633


Sex









Male 145.2
CI 142.9 / 147.5
SE 1.156
138.9
CI 136.7 / 141.2
SE 1.131
127.4
CI 125.3 / 129.5
SE 1.072
126.4
CI 124.3 / 128.5
SE 1.071


Female 48.4
CI 47.0 / 49.7
SE 0.689
46.2
CI 44.9 / 47.6
SE 0.673
45.6
CI 44.3 / 46.9
SE 0.66
44.8
CI 43.6 / 46.1
SE 0.651


Race/Ethnicity









Hispanic or Latino 95.3
CI 92.2 / 98.5
SE 1.606
86.5
CI 83.5 / 89.5
SE 1.536
79.8
CI 77.0 / 82.6
SE 1.434
67.4
CI 64.9 / 69.8
SE 1.248


White 93.0
CI 91.5 / 94.4
SE 0.75
88.4
CI 87.0 / 89.9
SE 0.731
82.2
CI 80.9 / 83.6
SE 0.699
82.7
CI 81.3 / 84.1
SE 0.707


Black or African American 138.0
CI 133.9 / 142.0
SE 2.073
134.2
CI 130.2 / 138.1
SE 2.03
124.0
CI 120.2 / 127.8
SE 1.92
122.4
CI 118.7 / 126.2
SE 1.902


Not Hispanic or Latino 98.7
CI 97.3 / 100.2
SE 0.754
95.2
CI 93.8 / 96.7
SE 0.74
89.0
CI 87.6 / 90.4
SE 0.71
90.9
CI 89.5 / 92.3
SE 0.726


   White, not Hispanic or Latino 91.1
CI 89.4 / 92.7
SE 0.833
87.7
CI 86.1 / 89.3
SE 0.817
81.5
CI 80.0 / 83.0
SE 0.785
85.4
CI 83.8 / 87.0
SE 0.82


   Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 142.2
CI 138.0 / 146.4
SE 2.156
138.4
CI 134.3 / 142.6
SE 2.113
128.0
CI 124.1 / 131.9
SE 2.0
129.5
CI 125.5 / 133.5
SE 2.031


Asian or Pacific Islander 53.2
CI 48.6 / 57.7
SE 2.308
45.4
CI 41.2 / 49.6
SE 2.146
46.7
CI 42.5 / 50.8
SE 2.118
36.9
CI 33.6 / 40.1
SE 1.674


American Indian or Alaska Native 120.6
CI 108.1 / 133.2
SE 6.382
124.8
CI 112.1 / 137.4
SE 6.473
130.9
CI 118.0 / 143.7
SE 6.544
102.8
CI 92.4 / 113.2
SE 5.322


Country of birth









US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Outside US DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Geographic location









Metropolitan 94.5
CI 93.0 / 95.9
SE 0.732
90.7
CI 89.3 / 92.1
SE 0.716
84.6
CI 83.3 / 86.0
SE 0.684
83.6
CI 82.3 / 84.9
SE 0.675


Non-metropolitan 118.2
CI 114.6 / 121.9
SE 1.859
111.2
CI 107.7 / 114.8
SE 1.813
103.9
CI 100.5 / 107.3
SE 1.733
102.6
CI 99.1 / 106.1
SE 1.78


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 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









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








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








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








American Indian or Alaska Native DSU









White 10.0
CI 9.0 / 11.1
SE 0.549








Hispanic or Latino 8.9
CI 7.1 / 10.7
SE 0.917








Black or African American 26.5
CI 22.6 / 30.4
SE 1.98








Age group









15-19 7.0
CI 4.5 / 9.4
SE 1.251








35 and over 32.3
CI 27.8 / 36.8
SE 2.297








<15 DSU









25-29 9.4
CI 7.7 / 11.2
SE 0.884








30-34 12.1
CI 9.9 / 14.3
SE 1.12








20-24 8.1
CI 6.4 / 9.8
SE 0.867








Country of birth









US 13.3
CI 12.0 / 14.6
SE 0.642








Outside US 10.7
CI 8.7 / 12.6
SE 0.999








Geographic location









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









Married DSU









Unmarried DSU









Footnotes View Footnotes

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

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

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

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

CI: 95% confidence interval.

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

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








Race/Ethnicity









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








White only 29.1
CI 27.6 / 30.7
SE 0.776








Age group









<15 DSU









15-19 32.6
CI 29.6 / 35.6
SE 1.529








30-34 30.6
CI 28.7 / 32.5
SE 0.973








25-29 31.4
CI 29.5 / 33.3
SE 0.968








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








Geographic region (of hospital)









Northeast 31.6
CI 28.4 / 34.8
SE 1.637








Midwest 30.6
CI 28.3 / 32.9
SE 1.187








West 27.0
CI 24.5 / 29.5
SE 1.276








South 33.8
CI 32.3 / 35.4
SE 0.797








Health insurance status









Uninsured 31.8
CI 25.7 / 37.8
SE 3.091








Insured 31.1
CI 30.0 / 32.3
SE 0.596








   Private 31.1
CI 29.6 / 32.6
SE 0.768








   Public 31.2
CI 29.7 / 32.7
SE 0.778








Marital status (15 years and over)









Divorced or separated 33.5
CI 23.3 / 43.7
SE 5.198








Widowed DSU









Single 30.9
CI 28.6 / 33.3
SE 1.200








Married 30.2
CI 28.2 / 32.2
SE 1.039








Footnotes View Footnotes

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

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

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

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

CI: 95% confidence interval.

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

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


Sex (of child)









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)









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


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


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


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


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


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


Age group (of mother)









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


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 19.9
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


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









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


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


Marital status (of mother)









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


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


Footnotes View Footnotes

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

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

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

CI: 95% confidence interval.

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

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


Sex (of child)









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)









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


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


   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


   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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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



Country of birth (of mother)









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


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


Geographic location









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


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


Marital status (of mother)









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


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


Footnotes View Footnotes

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

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

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

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

CI: 95% confidence interval.

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

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


Sex









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)









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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


<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


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


15-19 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


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


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


Country of birth (of mother)









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


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


Geographic location









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


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


Marital status (of mother)









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


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


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)









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


   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


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


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


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


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


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


Age group (of mother)









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


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


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


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


Country of birth (of mother)









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


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


Geographic location









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


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


Marital status (of mother)









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


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


Characteristics of birth









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


Footnotes View Footnotes

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

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

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

CI: 95% confidence interval.

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

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


Sex









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


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


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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


   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


   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 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


<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)









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


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


Geographic location









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


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


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)









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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Age group (of mother)









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


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


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


<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


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


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


Country of birth (of mother)









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


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


Geographic location









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


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


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)









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


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


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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


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


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


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


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


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


Age group (of mother)









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


<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


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


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


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


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)









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


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


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)









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


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


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









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


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


Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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


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


   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


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


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


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


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


Age group (of mother)









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


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


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


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


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


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


Country of birth (of mother)









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


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


Geographic location









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


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


Marital status (of mother)









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


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


Footnotes View Footnotes

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

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

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

CI: 95% confidence interval.

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

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








Sex (of child)









Female 70.9
CI 70.8 / 71.0
SE 0.044








Male 70.7
CI 70.6 / 70.7
SE 0.043








Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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








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








Asian or Pacific Islander 77.7
CI 77.4 / 77.9
SE 0.116








Black or African American 59.0
CI 58.8 / 59.2
SE 0.096








White 72.2
CI 72.1 / 72.2
SE 0.034








Age group (of mother)









15-19 53.6
CI 53.4 / 53.8
SE 0.104








25-29 73.9
CI 73.8 / 74.0
SE 0.056








20-24 62.9
CI 62.8 / 63.0
SE 0.065








35 and over 79.0
CI 78.8 / 79.1
SE 0.074








<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)









US 72.3
CI 72.2 / 72.4
SE 0.036








Outside US 66.8
CI 66.7 / 67.0
SE 0.062








Geographic location









Non-metropolitan 68.4
CI 68.2 / 68.6
SE 0.085








Metropolitan 71.2
CI 71.1 / 71.2
SE 0.033








Marital status (of mother)









Married 78.3
CI 78.3 / 78.4
SE 0.036








Unmarried 59.2
CI 59.1 / 59.3
SE 0.053








Footnotes View Footnotes

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

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

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

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Pregnant women receiving early and adequate prenatal care (percent)

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








Sex (of child)









Female 70.4
CI 70.3 / 70.5
SE 0.045








Male 70.6
CI 70.5 / 70.7
SE 0.044








Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









Hispanic or Latino 65.5
CI 65.4 / 65.6
SE 0.059








White 71.7
CI 71.6 / 71.7
SE 0.034








Black or African American 61.0
CI 60.8 / 61.2
SE 0.096








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








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








Asian or Pacific Islander 75.5
CI 75.3 / 75.7
SE 0.121








Age group (of mother)









30-34 76.7
CI 76.6 / 76.9
SE 0.062








15-19 57.5
CI 57.3 / 57.7
SE 0.104








25-29 72.5
CI 72.4 / 72.6
SE 0.058








<15 40.6
CI 38.9 / 42.4
SE 0.886








20-24 64.4
CI 64.3 / 64.5
SE 0.065








35 and over 77.8
CI 77.6 / 77.9
SE 0.076








Country of birth (of mother)









Outside US 67.1
CI 67.0 / 67.2
SE 0.062








US 71.8
CI 71.7 / 71.9
SE 0.036








Geographic location









Metropolitan 70.5
CI 70.4 / 70.6
SE 0.034








Non-metropolitan 70.5
CI 70.3 / 70.6
SE 0.084








Marital status (of mother)









Unmarried 61.9
CI 61.8 / 62.0
SE 0.053








Married 76.1
CI 76.0 / 76.2
SE 0.037








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 binge drinking in past 30 days (percent, 15–44 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 95.0 (2007-2008)
2020 Target: 100
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









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


2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



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


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


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


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


Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



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


Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



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)









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


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


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


Family income (percent Federal Poverty Level)









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


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


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


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 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


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









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


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


Health insurance status









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


   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


Uninsured 86.6
CI 76.3 / 92.8
SE 4.115
DSU

DSU

90.4
CI 84.2 / 94.3
SE 2.509


Marital status









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


Divorced or separated DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Widowed DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



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


Footnotes View Footnotes

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

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

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

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

CI: 95% confidence interval.

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

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


Race/Ethnicity









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


American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



2 or more races 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


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


Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



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


Age group









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


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


Educational attainment (25 years and over)









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


Some college DSU

DSU

DSU

99.7
CI 98.8 / 99.9
SE 0.207


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


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


< High school DSU

DSU

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


Family income (percent Federal Poverty Level)









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


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


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


<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


Country of birth









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


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


Geographic location









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


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


Health insurance status









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


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


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


Uninsured DSU

DSU

DSU

94.1
CI 89.3 / 96.9
SE 1.851


Marital status









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



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


Footnotes View Footnotes

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

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

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

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

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Pregnant women abstaining from cigarette smoking (percent)

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








Sex (of child)









Male 89.5
CI 89.5 / 89.6
SE 0.03








Female 89.6
CI 89.5 / 89.7
SE 0.031








Race/Ethnicity (of mother)









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








Black or African American 90.1
CI 89.9 / 90.2
SE 0.064








Hispanic or Latino 97.9
CI 97.9 / 98.0
SE 0.018








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








Asian or Pacific Islander 98.4
CI 98.3 / 98.4
SE 0.036








White 88.9
CI 88.9 / 89.0
SE 0.024








Age group (of mother)









25-29 89.8
CI 89.7 / 89.9
SE 0.04








30-34 94.1
CI 94.0 / 94.1
SE 0.035








20-24 84.1
CI 84.0 / 84.2
SE 0.051








<15 96.6
CI 95.9 / 97.2
SE 0.339








15-19 85.8
CI 85.7 / 86.0
SE 0.076








35 and over 94.6
CI 94.5 / 94.7
SE 0.043








Country of birth (of mother)









US 86.3
CI 86.2 / 86.3
SE 0.028








Outside US 99.0
CI 98.9 / 99.0
SE 0.014








Geographic location









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









American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 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


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


2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



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


Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Age group









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


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


Educational attainment (25 years and over)









High school DSU

DSU

98.5
CI 94.0 / 99.6
SE 1.078
DSU



< High school DSU

DSU

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


4-year college degree DSU

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


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

DSU



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)









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


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


<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


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


Country of birth









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


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



Geographic location









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









Uninsured DSU

DSU

91.9
CI 87.0 / 95.1
SE 2.021
DSU



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


Marital status









Widowed DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



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


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









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






American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU







Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU







Asian only 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






2 or more races DSU

DSU







Age group









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






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






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






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






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






Family income (percent Federal Poverty Level)









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






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






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






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






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






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






Health insurance status









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






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






Marital status (20 years and over)









Divorced or separated 24.4
CI 14.2 / 34.6
SE 5.21
DSU







Cohabiting partner DSU

15.1
CI 7.2 / 22.9
SE 4.01






Widowed DSU

DSU







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






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






Veteran status (17 years and over)









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)









Obese DSU

DSU







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






Obesity status - Adults (20 years and over)









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






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






Footnotes View Footnotes

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

---: Data are not available.

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

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

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

CI: 95% confidence interval.

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

2020 Baseline (year): 24.9 (2007-2010)
2020 Target: 22.4
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2007-2010        
Total 24.9
CI 22.6 / 29.4
SE 1.18








Race/Ethnicity









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








Hispanic or Latino DSU









   Mexican American 24.8
CI 20.1 / 30.1
SE 2.48








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








College graduate or above 14.0
CI 10.4 / 18.7
SE 2.02








< High school 31.2
CI 25.5 / 37.5
SE 2.97








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








Family income (percent Federal Poverty Level)









<100 31.4
CI 26.5 / 36.6
SE 2.49








100-199 26.6
CI 22.6 / 31.0
SE 2.05








400-599 18.9
CI 14.9 / 23.8
SE 2.19








200-399 24.1
CI 20.0 / 28.7
SE 2.15








600+ DSU









Country of birth









Outside US 28.8
CI 25.5 / 32.4
SE 1.71








US 24.1
CI 21.6 / 26.8
SE 1.28








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








   Public 31.2
CI 25.4 / 37.5
SE 2.97








   Private 20.7
CI 18.1 / 23.6
SE 1.33








Uninsured 31.2
CI 25.8 / 37.0
SE 2.76








Marital status (20 years and over)









Married 19.5
CI 16.1 / 23.3
SE 1.78








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








Veteran status (17 years and over)









Non-veteran 24.6
CI 22.2 / 27.1
SE 1.2








Veteran DSU









Obesity status - Children (19 years and under)









Obese DSU









Not obese 27.0
CI 21.1 / 33.8
SE 3.11








Obesity status - Adults (20 years and over)









Obese 22.1
CI 19.5 / 25.0
SE 1.34








Not obese 25.7
CI 23.0 / 28.6
SE 1.38








Footnotes View Footnotes

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

---: Data are not available.

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

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

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

CI: 95% confidence interval.

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

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








Race/Ethnicity









Not Hispanic or Latino 32.8
CI 32.0 / 33.5
SE 0.4








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








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








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








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








2 or more races 23.9
CI 17.2 / 30.5
SE 3.4








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








White only 31.2
CI 30.4 / 32.0
SE 0.39








Age group









18-39 30.1
CI 29.4 / 30.8
SE 0.35








   25-39 36.3
CI 35.5 / 37.2
SE 0.44








   18-24 17.1
CI 16.1 / 18.2
SE 0.54








<18 13.9
CI 11.3 / 16.5
SE 1.33