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Disparities Data Details MICH-28.2 by Race and Ethnicity for 2008

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2008
MICH-28.2 : Cases of anencephaly (per 100,000 live births)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 24.6 (2005–06)
2020 Target: 22.1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN), CDC/NCBDDD; National Vital Statistics System-Natality (NVSS-N), 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 Race and Ethnicity for MICH-28.2

MICH-28.2 Reduce the occurrence of anencephaly

Cases of anencephaly (per 100,000 live births)

2020 Baseline (year): 24.6 (2005–06)
2020 Target: 22.1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Race and Ethnicity 2008 Disparity
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 14.3
CI 12.4/16.5
SE 0
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 15.4
CI 11.9/19.6
SE 0
÷ 1.071
Hispanic or Latino 23.1
CI 19.5/27.1
SE 0
÷ 1.609
Average group rate excluding best group rate 19.2
...
SE
÷ 1.340
CI /

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 14.3 cases of anencephaly per 100,000 live births, was attained by White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 23.1 cases of anencephaly per 100,000 live births, was attained by Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 8.7 cases of anencephaly per 100,000 live births.
  • The worst group rate was 1.609 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 19.2 cases of anencephaly per 100,000 live births, was 1.340 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2008

White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 14.3 cases of anencephaly per 100,000 live births.

  • The rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for the Hispanic or Latino population was 1.609 times the best group rate.
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