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Disparities Data Details MICH-21.5 by Marital Status for 2009

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2009
MICH-21.5 : Infants breastfed exclusively through 6 months (percent)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 15.6 (2009)
2020 Target: 25.5
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-21.5

MICH-21.5 Increase the proportion of infants who are breastfed exclusively through 6 months

Infants breastfed exclusively through 6 months (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 15.6 (2009)
2020 Target: 25.5
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Marital Status 2009 1 Disparity
Married 19.3
CI 18.2/20.4
SE 0.568
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 10.6
CI 8.4/13.4
SE 1.273
x 1.818
CI
1.000/ 2.228
Never married 9.6
CI 7.9/11.5
SE 0.909
x 2.013
CI
1.000/ 2.370
Widowed 4.3
CI 1.6/11.3
SE 2.194
x 4.488
CI
1.000/10.411
Average group rate excluding best group rate 8.2
...
SE 1.905
x 2.363
CI 1.000/ 3.480

1 Baseline has been revised. See Data Details for more information.

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 — 2009
  • The best group rate for this objective, 19.3%, was attained by mothers who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 4.3%, was attained by mothers who were widowed.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 15.0 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 4.488 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 2.363 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 8.2%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2009

Mothers who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 19.3%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.818 times the rate among mothers who were divorced or separated.
  • 2.013 times the rate among mothers who were never married.
  • 4.488 times the rate among mothers who were widowed.
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