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Disparities Data Details MICH-1.9 by Race and Ethnicity for 2014

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2014
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 2014 Disparity
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.31
CI 0.2/0.4
SE 0.033
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Hispanic or Latino 0.54
CI 0.5/0.6
SE 0.024
÷ 1.758
CI
1.000/ 2.128
White, not Hispanic or Latino 0.84
CI 0.8/0.9
SE 0.020
÷ 2.718
CI
1.000/ 3.256
Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 1.70
CI 1.6/1.8
SE 0.054
÷ 5.513
CI
1.000/ 6.624
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.94
CI 1.5/2.4
SE 0.208
÷ 6.288
CI
1.000/ 8.068
Average group rate excluding best group rate 1.26
...
SE 0.125
÷ 4.069
CI 1.000/ 5.177

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 — 2014
  • The best group rate for this objective, 0.31 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, was attained by Asian or Pacific Islander mothers.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 1.94 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, was attained by American Indian or Alaska Native mothers.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 1.63 infant deaths per 1,000 live births.
  • The worst group rate was 6.288 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 1.26 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, was 4.069 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2014

Asian or Pacific Islander mothers achieved the best group rate for this objective, 0.31 infant deaths per 1,000 live births.

  • The rate for mothers in the Hispanic or Latino population was 1.758 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the White, not Hispanic or Latino population was 2.718 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino population was 5.513 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the American Indian or Alaska Native population was 6.288 times the best group rate.
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