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Disparities Data Details MICH-1.9 by Race and Ethnicity for 2008

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2008
MICH-1.9 : Infant deaths due to sudden unexpected/unexplained causes (per 1,000 live births, <1 year)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 0.93 (2006)
2020 Target: 0.84
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-1.9

MICH-1.9 Reduce the rate of infant deaths from sudden unexpected infant deaths (includes SIDS, Unknown Cause, Accidental Suffocation, and Strangulation in Bed)

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 Desired
Race and Ethnicity 2008 Disparity
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.42
CI 0.3/0.5
SE 0.041
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Hispanic or Latino 0.61
CI 0.6/0.7
SE 0.024
÷ 1.473
CI
1.000/ 1.751
White, not Hispanic or Latino 0.93
CI 0.9/1.0
SE 0.020
÷ 2.224
CI
1.000/ 2.621
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.79
CI 1.4/2.2
SE 0.190
÷ 4.297
CI
1.000/ 5.445
Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 1.96
CI 1.9/2.1
SE 0.056
÷ 4.708
CI
1.000/ 5.562
Average group rate excluding best group rate 1.32
...
SE 0.116
÷ 3.175
CI 1.000/ 3.939

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, 0.42 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, was attained by Asian or Pacific Islander mothers.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 1.96 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 1.55 infant deaths per 1,000 live births.
  • The worst group rate was 4.708 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 1.32 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, was 3.175 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, 0.42 infant deaths per 1,000 live births.

  • The rate for mothers in the Hispanic or Latino population was 1.473 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the White, not Hispanic or Latino population was 2.224 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the American Indian or Alaska Native population was 4.297 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino population was 4.708 times the best group rate.
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