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Disparities Data Details MICH-1.1 by Race and Ethnicity for 2015

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2015
MICH-1.1 : Fetal deaths (per 1,000 live births plus fetal deaths, 20+ weeks gestation)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 6.2 (2005)
2020 Target: 5.6
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Fetal Death (NVSS-FD), CDC/NCHS; Linked Birth/Infant Death Data Set, CDC/NCHS
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Race and Ethnicity for MICH-1.1

MICH-1.1 Reduce the rate of fetal deaths at 20 or more weeks of gestation

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 Desired
Race and Ethnicity 2015 Disparity
Asian or Pacific Islander 4.4
CI 4.2/4.7
SE 0.126
÷ 1.000
Best rate
White, not Hispanic or Latino 4.9
CI 4.8/5.0
SE 0.048
÷ 1.098
CI
1.000/ 1.153
Hispanic or Latino 5.1
CI 4.9/5.2
SE 0.074
÷ 1.145
CI
1.000/ 1.207
American Indian or Alaska Native 6.2
CI 5.5/6.9
SE 0.374
÷ 1.392
CI
1.000/ 1.553
Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 10.8
CI 10.6/11.1
SE 0.136
÷ 2.436
CI
1.000/ 2.563
Average group rate excluding best group rate 6.8
...
SE 0.235
÷ 1.517
CI 1.000/ 1.634

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.

Summary measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2015
  • The best group rate for this objective, 4.4 fetal deaths per 1,000 live births and fetal deaths, was attained by Asian or Pacific Islander mothers.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 10.8 fetal deaths per 1,000 live births and fetal deaths, was attained by Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino mothers.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 6.4 fetal deaths per 1,000 live births and fetal deaths.
  • The worst group rate was 2.436 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 6.8 fetal deaths per 1,000 live births and fetal deaths, was 1.517 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2015

Asian or Pacific Islander mothers achieved the best group rate for this objective, 4.4 fetal deaths per 1,000 live births and fetal deaths.

  • The rate for mothers in the White, not Hispanic or Latino population was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the Hispanic or Latino population was 1.145 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the American Indian or Alaska Native population was 1.392 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino population was 2.436 times the best group rate.
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