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Disparities Data Details MICH-9.1 by Marital Status for 2016

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2016
MICH-9.1 : Total preterm live births (percent, <37 weeks gestation)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 10.4 (2007)
2020 Target: 9.4 1, 3
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 Marital Status for MICH-9.1

MICH-9.1 Reduce total preterm births

Total preterm live births (percent, <37 weeks gestation)

2020 Baseline (year): 10.4 (2007)
2020 Target: 9.4 1, 3
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Marital Status 2016 Disparity
Married 8.9
CI 8.9/9.0
SE 0.019
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Unmarried 11.2
CI 11.2/11.3
SE 0.025
÷ 1.256
CI
1.000/ 1.262

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 Marital Status — 2016
  • The better group rate for this objective, 8.9%, was attained by mothers who were married.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 11.2%, was attained by mothers who were unmarried.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 2.3 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.256 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2016

Mothers who were married achieved the better group rate for this objective, 8.9%.

The rate among mothers who were unmarried was 1.256 times the better group rate.

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