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Disparities Data Details MICH-21.4 by Country of Birth for 2012

Disparities Details by Country of Birth 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 Country of Birth 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
Country of Birth 2012 Disparity
Outside US 49.1
CI 32.9/65.4
SE 8.610
x 1.000
Best rate
US 43.2
CI 41.7/44.8
SE 0.799
x 1.134
CI
1.000/ 1.517

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 Country of Birth — 2012
  • The better group rate for this objective, 49.1%, was attained by persons who were born outside the US.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 43.2%, was attained by persons who were born in the US.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 5.8 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.134 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Country of Birth — 2012

Mothers born outside the US achieved the better group rate for this objective, 49.1%.

The better group rate was 1.134 times the rate among mothers born in the US.

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