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Disparities Data Details MICH-21.5 by Sex for 2012

Disparities Details by Sex 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 Sex 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
Sex 2012 Disparity
Female 23.3
CI 21.4/25.4
SE 1.031
x 1.000
Best rate
Male 20.6
CI 18.8/22.4
SE 0.927
x 1.134
CI
1.000/ 1.258

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 Sex — 2012
  • The better group rate for this objective, 23.3%, was attained by the female children.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 20.6%, was attained by the male population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 2.8 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.134 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2012

Female children achieved the better group rate for this objective, 23.3%.

The better group rate was 1.134 times the rate for male children.

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