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Disparities Data Details MICH-1.9 by Race and Ethnicity for 2017

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2017
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Race and Ethnicity 2017 Disparity
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.30
CI 0.2/0.4
SE 0.032
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Hispanic or Latino 0.56
CI 0.5/0.6
SE 0.025
÷ 1.889
CI
1.000/ 2.284
White, not Hispanic or Latino 0.86
CI 0.8/0.9
SE 0.021
÷ 2.911
CI
1.000/ 3.483
Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 1.94
CI 1.8/2.1
SE 0.058
÷ 6.549
CI
1.000/ 7.855
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.08
CI 1.6/2.5
SE 0.223
÷ 7.013
CI
1.000/ 8.991
Average group rate excluding best group rate 1.36
...
SE 0.134
÷ 4.591
CI 1.000/ 5.828

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 — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 0.30 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, was attained by Asian or Pacific Islander mothers.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 2.08 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 1.78 infant deaths per 1,000 live births.
  • The worst group rate was 7.013 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 1.36 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, was 4.591 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2017

Asian or Pacific Islander mothers achieved the best group rate for this objective, 0.30 infant deaths per 1,000 live births.

  • The rate for mothers in the Hispanic or Latino population was 1.889 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the White, not Hispanic or Latino population was 2.911 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino population was 6.549 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the American Indian or Alaska Native population was 7.013 times the best group rate.
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