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Disparities Data Details MICH-1.8 by Race and Ethnicity for 2008

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2008
MICH-1.8 : Infant deaths due to sudden infant death syndrome (per 1,000 live births, <1 year)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 0.55 (2006)
2020 Target: 0.50
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-1.8

MICH-1.8 Reduce the rate of infant deaths from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

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 Desired
Race and Ethnicity 2008 Disparity
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.23
CI 0.2/0.3
SE 0.030
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Hispanic or Latino 0.32
CI 0.3/0.4
SE 0.017
÷ 1.344
CI
1.000/ 1.695
White, not Hispanic or Latino 0.55
CI 0.5/0.6
SE 0.016
÷ 2.329
CI
1.000/ 2.898
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.92
CI 0.7/1.2
SE 0.136
÷ 3.910
CI
1.000/ 5.408
Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 1.07
CI 1.0/1.2
SE 0.041
÷ 4.553
CI
1.000/ 5.689
Average group rate excluding best group rate 0.71
...
SE 0.083
÷ 3.034
CI 1.000/ 4.044

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 — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 0.23 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, was attained by Asian or Pacific Islander mothers.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 1.07 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 0.83 infant deaths per 1,000 live births.
  • The worst group rate was 4.553 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 0.71 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, was 3.034 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2008

Asian or Pacific Islander mothers achieved the best group rate for this objective, 0.23 infant deaths per 1,000 live births.

  • The rate for mothers in the Hispanic or Latino population was 1.344 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the White, not Hispanic or Latino population was 2.329 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the American Indian or Alaska Native population was 3.910 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino population was 4.553 times the best group rate.
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