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Disparities Data Details MICH-21.4 by Marital Status for 2013

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2013
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 2013 Disparity
Married 52.9
CI 51.2/54.6
SE 0.863
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 35.8
CI 30.5/41.4
SE 2.790
x 1.479
CI
1.000/ 1.686
Never married 29.9
CI 27.2/32.8
SE 1.410
x 1.768
CI
1.000/ 1.919
Average group rate excluding best group rate 32.9
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SE 3.126
x 1.611
CI 1.000/ 1.888

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 — 2013
  • The best group rate for this objective, 52.9%, was attained by mothers who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 29.9%, was attained by mothers who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 23.0 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.768 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.611 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 32.9%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2013

Mothers who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 52.9%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.479 times the rate among mothers who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.768 times the rate among mothers who were never married.
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