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Disparities Data Details MICH-21.5 by Marital Status for 2010

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2010
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 2010 Disparity
Married 20.9
CI 19.4/22.5
SE 0.791
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 12.6
CI 9.1/17.2
SE 2.053
x 1.661
CI
1.000/ 2.188
Never married 10.8
CI 8.8/13.2
SE 1.113
x 1.937
CI
1.000/ 2.320
Widowed 3.4
CI 1.2/9.6
SE 1.859
x 6.133
CI
1.000/15.056
Average group rate excluding best group rate 8.9
...
SE 2.110
x 2.342
CI 1.000/ 3.470

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 — 2010
  • The best group rate for this objective, 20.9%, was attained by mothers who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 3.4%, was attained by mothers who were widowed.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 17.5 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 6.133 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 2.342 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 8.9%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2010

Mothers who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 20.9%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.661 times the rate among mothers who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.937 times the rate among mothers who were never married.
  • 6.133 times the rate among mothers who were widowed.
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