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Disparities Data Details MICH-21.2 by Sex for 2015

Disparities Details by Sex for 2015
MICH-21.2 : Infants breastfed at 6 months (percent)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 46.6 (2009)
2020 Target: 60.6
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Immunization Survey (NIS), CDC/NCIRD and 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 Sex for MICH-21.2

MICH-21.2 Increase the proportion of infants who are breastfed at 6 months

Infants breastfed at 6 months (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 46.6 (2009)
2020 Target: 60.6
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Sex 2015 Disparity
Female 58.5
CI 56.4/60.5
SE 1.028
x 1.000
Best rate
Male 56.8
CI 54.9/58.6
SE 0.941
x 1.030
CI
1.000/ 1.072

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 Sex — 2015
  • The better group rate for this objective, 58.5%, was attained by the female children.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 56.8%, was attained by the male population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 1.7 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2015

Female children achieved the better group rate for this objective, 58.5%.

The better group rate was <1.1 times the rate for male children.

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