Disparities Details by Geographic Location for 2008
MICH-8.1 : Low birth weight infants (percent, <2,500 grams)
This chart compares rates by population.
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 Geographic Location for MICH-8.1
MICH-8.1 Reduce low birth weight (LBW)
Low birth weight infants (percent, <2,500 grams)
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.
- The better group rate for this objective, 8.2%, was attained by persons living in a metropolitan area.
- The worse group rate for this objective, 8.3%, was attained by persons living in a non-metropolitan area.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.2 percentage points.
- The worst group rate was <1.100 times the best group rate.
Persons living in a metropolitan area achieved the better group rate for this objective, 8.2%.
The rate among persons living in a non-metropolitan area was <1.1 times the better group rate.