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Disparities Data Details MICH-8.1 by Geographic Location for 2017

Disparities Details by Geographic Location for 2017
MICH-8.1 : Low birth weight infants (percent, <2,500 grams)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 8.2 (2007)
2020 Target: 7.8 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: 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 Geographic Location for MICH-8.1

MICH-8.1 Reduce low birth weight (LBW)

Low birth weight infants (percent, <2,500 grams)

2020 Baseline (year): 8.2 (2007)
2020 Target: 7.8 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Geographic Location 2017 Disparity
Metropolitan 8.3
CI 8.2/8.3
SE 0.015
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Non-metropolitan 8.4
CI 8.3/8.4
SE 0.038
÷ 1.013
CI
1.000/ 1.021

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 Geographic Location — 2017
  • The better group rate for this objective, 8.3%, was attained by persons living in a metropolitan area.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 8.4%, was attained by persons living in a non-metropolitan area.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.1 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was <1.100 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Geographic Location — 2017

Persons living in a metropolitan area achieved the better group rate for this objective, 8.3%.

The rate among persons living in a non-metropolitan area was <1.1 times the better group rate.

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