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Disparities Data Details MICH-8.2 by Sex for 2015

Disparities Details by Sex for 2015
MICH-8.2 : Very low birth weight infants (percent, <1,500 grams)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 1.5 (2007)
2020 Target: 1.4 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 Sex for MICH-8.2

MICH-8.2 Reduce very low birth weight (VLBW)

Very low birth weight infants (percent, <1,500 grams)

2020 Baseline (year): 1.5 (2007)
2020 Target: 1.4 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Sex 2015 Disparity
Male 1.4
CI 1.4/1.4
SE 0.008
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Female 1.4
CI 1.4/1.4
SE 0.009
÷ 1.038
CI
1.000/ 1.052

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 — 2015
  • The better group rate for this objective, 1.4%, was attained by the male children.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 1.4%, was attained by the female population.
  • 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 Sex — 2015

Male children achieved the better group rate for this objective, 1.4%.

The rate for female children was <1.1 times the better group rate.

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