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Disparities Data Details MICH-21.5 by Marital Status for 2014

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2014
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 2014 Disparity
Married 29.1
CI 27.6/30.7
SE 0.789
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 17.4
CI 14.0/21.5
SE 1.897
x 1.669
CI
1.000/ 2.007
Never married 13.4
CI 10.6/16.8
SE 1.569
x 2.169
CI
1.000/ 2.643
Average group rate excluding best group rate 15.4
...
SE 2.462
x 1.886
CI 1.000/ 2.462

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 — 2014
  • The best group rate for this objective, 29.1%, 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 15.7 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 2.169 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.886 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 15.4%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2014

Mothers who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 29.1%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.669 times the rate among mothers who were divorced or separated.
  • 2.169 times the rate among mothers who were never married.
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