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Disparities Data Details MICH-21.4 by Marital Status for 2012

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2012
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 2012 Disparity
Married 51.6
CI 49.7/53.4
SE 0.952
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 30.7
CI 25.0/37.2
SE 3.110
x 1.677
CI
1.000/ 1.986
Never married 29.6
CI 26.8/32.7
SE 1.523
x 1.739
CI
1.000/ 1.902
Average group rate excluding best group rate 30.2
...
SE 3.463
x 1.707
CI 1.000/ 2.067

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 — 2012
  • The best group rate for this objective, 51.6%, was attained by mothers who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 29.6%, was attained by mothers who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 21.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.739 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.707 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 30.2%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2012

Mothers who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 51.6%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.677 times the rate among mothers who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.739 times the rate among mothers who were never married.
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