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Disparities Data Details MICH-1.6 by Sex for 2016

Disparities Details by Sex for 2016
MICH-1.6 : Infant deaths due to birth defects (per 1,000 live births, <1 year)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 1.4 (2006)
2020 Target: 1.3
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: 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 Sex for MICH-1.6

MICH-1.6 Reduce the rate of infant deaths related to birth defects (all birth defects)

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 Desired
Sex 2016 Disparity
Female 1.2
CI 1.1/1.2
SE 0.025
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Male 1.3
CI 1.2/1.3
SE 0.025
÷ 1.067
CI
1.000/ 1.119

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 Sex — 2016
  • The better group rate for this objective, 1.2 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, was attained by the female children.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 1.3 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, was attained by the male population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.1 infant deaths per 1,000 live births.
  • The worst group rate was <1.100 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2016

Female children achieved the better group rate for this objective, 1.2 infant deaths per 1,000 live births.

The rate for male children was <1.1 times the better group rate.

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