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Disparities Data Details MICH-21.4 by Marital Status for 2009

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2009
MICH-21.4 : Infants breastfed exclusively through 3 months (percent)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 35.9 (2009)
2020 Target: 46.2
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 Marital Status for MICH-21.4

MICH-21.4 Increase the proportion of infants who are breastfed exclusively through 3 months

Infants breastfed exclusively through 3 months (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 35.9 (2009)
2020 Target: 46.2
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Marital Status 2009 1 Disparity
Married 42.5
CI 41.1/43.9
SE 0.713
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 27.4
CI 23.8/31.2
SE 1.906
x 1.553
CI
1.000/ 1.748
Never married 24.9
CI 22.6/27.3
SE 1.184
x 1.707
CI
1.000/ 1.855
Widowed 8.1
CI 3.5/17.4
SE 3.322
x 5.267
CI
1.000/10.374
Average group rate excluding best group rate 20.1
...
SE 2.835
x 2.114
CI 1.000/ 2.670

1 Baseline has been revised. See Data Details for more information.

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 Marital Status — 2009
  • The best group rate for this objective, 42.5%, was attained by mothers who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 8.1%, was attained by mothers who were widowed.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 34.4 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 5.267 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 2.114 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 20.1%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2009

Mothers who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 42.5%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.553 times the rate among mothers who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.707 times the rate among mothers who were never married.
  • 5.267 times the rate among mothers who were widowed.
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