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Disparities Data Details MICH-21.4 by Marital Status for 2010

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2010
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 2010 Disparity
Married 44.7
CI 43.0/46.5
SE 0.900
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 27.5
CI 22.8/32.7
SE 2.533
x 1.627
CI
1.000/ 1.900
Never married 24.0
CI 21.5/26.8
SE 1.337
x 1.860
CI
1.000/ 2.050
Widowed 21.9
CI 10.4/40.2
SE 7.648
x 2.045
CI
1.000/ 3.639
Average group rate excluding best group rate 24.5
...
SE 5.775
x 1.828
CI 1.000/ 2.699

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 — 2010
  • The best group rate for this objective, 44.7%, was attained by mothers who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 21.9%, was attained by mothers who were widowed.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 22.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 2.045 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.828 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 24.5%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2010

Mothers who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 44.7%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.627 times the rate among mothers who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.860 times the rate among mothers who were never married.
  • 2.045 times the rate among mothers who were widowed.
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