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Disparities Data Details MICH-1.9 by Race and Ethnicity for 2015

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2015
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 2015 Disparity
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.38
CI 0.3/0.5
SE 0.037
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Hispanic or Latino 0.53
CI 0.5/0.6
SE 0.024
÷ 1.391
CI
1.000/ 1.659
White, not Hispanic or Latino 0.87
CI 0.8/0.9
SE 0.020
÷ 2.289
CI
1.000/ 2.697
Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 1.90
CI 1.8/2.0
SE 0.057
÷ 5.036
CI
1.000/ 5.951
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.17
CI 1.7/2.6
SE 0.222
÷ 5.740
CI
1.000/ 7.236
Average group rate excluding best group rate 1.37
...
SE 0.133
÷ 3.614
CI 1.000/ 4.532

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 — 2015
  • The best group rate for this objective, 0.38 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, was attained by Asian or Pacific Islander mothers.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 2.17 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 1.79 infant deaths per 1,000 live births.
  • The worst group rate was 5.740 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 1.37 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, was 3.614 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2015

Asian or Pacific Islander mothers achieved the best group rate for this objective, 0.38 infant deaths per 1,000 live births.

  • The rate for mothers in the Hispanic or Latino population was 1.391 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the White, not Hispanic or Latino population was 2.289 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino population was 5.036 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the American Indian or Alaska Native population was 5.740 times the best group rate.
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