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Disparities Data Details MICH-21.5 by Marital Status for 2015

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2015
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Marital Status 2015 Disparity
Widowed 47.2
CI 19.3/76.9
SE 16.731
x 1.000
Best rate
Married 28.7
CI 27.3/30.1
SE 0.708
x 1.647
CI
1.000/ 2.954
Divorced or separated 18.6
CI 14.8/23.1
SE 2.122
x 2.544
CI
1.000/ 4.693
Never married 11.7
CI 9.8/14.0
SE 1.072
x 4.021
CI
1.000/ 7.342
Average group rate excluding best group rate 19.7
...
SE 1.754
x 2.402
CI 1.000/ 4.381

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 — 2015
  • The best group rate for this objective, 47.2%, was attained by mothers who were widowed.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 11.7%, was attained by mothers who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 35.5 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 4.021 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 2.402 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 19.7%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2015

Mothers who were widowed achieved the best group rate for this objective, 47.2%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.647 times the rate among mothers who were married.
  • 2.544 times the rate among mothers who were divorced or separated.
  • 4.021 times the rate among mothers who were never married.
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