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Disparities Data Details MICH-21.4 by Marital Status for 2015

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2015
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Marital Status 2015 Disparity
Widowed 59.2
CI 32.0/81.8
SE 13.908
x 1.000
Best rate
Married 51.5
CI 49.9/53.1
SE 0.806
x 1.150
CI
1.000/ 1.693
Divorced or separated 38.6
CI 32.9/44.6
SE 2.991
x 1.536
CI
1.000/ 2.307
Never married 31.9
CI 28.6/35.3
SE 1.701
x 1.860
CI
1.000/ 2.764
Average group rate excluding best group rate 40.7
...
SE 2.499
x 1.457
CI 1.000/ 2.172

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 — 2015
  • The best group rate for this objective, 59.2%, was attained by mothers who were widowed.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 31.9%, was attained by mothers who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 27.4 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.860 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.457 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 40.7%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2015

Mothers who were widowed achieved the best group rate for this objective, 59.2%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.150 times the rate among mothers who were married.
  • 1.536 times the rate among mothers who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.860 times the rate among mothers who were never married.
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