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Disparities Data Details MICH-21.5 by Marital Status for 2013

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2013
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 2013 Disparity
Married 27.9
CI 26.5/29.4
SE 0.754
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 14.0
CI 10.9/17.8
SE 1.764
x 1.995
CI
1.000/ 2.467
Never married 13.4
CI 11.4/15.5
SE 1.036
x 2.090
CI
1.000/ 2.393
Average group rate excluding best group rate 13.7
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SE 2.046
x 2.042
CI 1.000/ 2.622

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 — 2013
  • The best group rate for this objective, 27.9%, was attained by mothers who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 13.4%, was attained by mothers who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 14.6 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 2.090 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 2.042 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 13.7%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2013

Mothers who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 27.9%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.995 times the rate among mothers who were divorced or separated.
  • 2.090 times the rate among mothers who were never married.
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