Disparities Details by Geographic Location for 2009
MICH-8.2 : Very low birth weight infants (percent, <1,500 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-8.2
MICH-8.2 Reduce very low birth weight (VLBW)
Very low birth weight infants (percent, <1,500 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, 1.4%, was attained by persons living in a non-metropolitan area.
- The worse group rate for this objective, 1.5%, was attained by persons living in a 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.
Persons living in a non-metropolitan area achieved the better group rate for this objective, 1.4%.
The rate among persons living in a metropolitan area was <1.1 times the better group rate.