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Disparities Data Details MICH-1.7 by Race and Ethnicity for 2009

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2009
MICH-1.7 : Infant deaths due to congenital heart defects (per 1,000 live births, <1 year)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 0.38 (2006)
2020 Target: 0.34
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 Race and Ethnicity for MICH-1.7

MICH-1.7 Reduce the rate of infant deaths related to birth defects (congenital heart defects)

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 Desired
Race and Ethnicity 2009 Disparity
White, not Hispanic or Latino 0.31
CI 0.3/0.3
SE 0.012
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.33
CI 0.3/0.4
SE 0.036
÷ 1.050
CI
1.000/ 1.273
Hispanic or Latino 0.34
CI 0.3/0.4
SE 0.019
÷ 1.098
CI
1.000/ 1.224
Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 0.44
CI 0.4/0.5
SE 0.027
÷ 1.423
CI
1.000/ 1.601
Average group rate excluding best group rate 0.37
...
SE 0.034
÷ 1.190
CI 1.000/ 1.404

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 — 2009
  • The best group rate for this objective, 0.31 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, was attained by White, not Hispanic or Latino mothers.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 0.44 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, 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 0.13 infant deaths per 1,000 live births.
  • The worst group rate was 1.423 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 0.37 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, was 1.190 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2009

White, not Hispanic or Latino mothers achieved the best group rate for this objective, 0.31 infant deaths per 1,000 live births.

  • The rate for mothers in the Asian or Pacific Islander population was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the Hispanic or Latino population was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino population was 1.423 times the best group rate.
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