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Disparities Data Details MICH-21.5 by Marital Status for 2012

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2012
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 2012 Disparity
Married 27.3
CI 25.5/29.0
SE 0.891
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 15.3
CI 11.0/21.0
SE 2.543
x 1.781
CI
1.000/ 2.353
Never married 12.8
CI 10.6/15.4
SE 1.221
x 2.132
CI
1.000/ 2.518
Average group rate excluding best group rate 14.0
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SE 2.821
x 1.941
CI 1.000/ 2.713

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 — 2012
  • The best group rate for this objective, 27.3%, was attained by mothers who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 12.8%, was attained by mothers who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 14.5 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 2.132 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.941 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 14.0%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2012

Mothers who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 27.3%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.781 times the rate among mothers who were divorced or separated.
  • 2.132 times the rate among mothers who were never married.
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