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Disparities Data Details MICH-9.1 by Race and Ethnicity for 2017

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2017
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 Race and Ethnicity 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
Race and Ethnicity 2017 Disparity
Asian or Pacific Islander 8.8
CI 8.7/8.9
SE 0.052
÷ 1.000
Best rate
White, not Hispanic or Latino 9.1
CI 9.0/9.1
SE 0.020
÷ 1.033
CI
1.000/ 1.044
Hispanic or Latino 9.6
CI 9.6/9.7
SE 0.031
÷ 1.095
CI
1.000/ 1.108
American Indian or Alaska Native 11.6
CI 11.3/11.9
SE 0.156
÷ 1.317
CI
1.000/ 1.350
Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino 13.8
CI 13.7/13.9
SE 0.045
÷ 1.571
CI
1.000/ 1.588
Average group rate excluding best group rate 11.0
...
SE 0.096
÷ 1.254
CI 1.000/ 1.276

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 8.8%, was attained by Asian or Pacific Islander mothers.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 13.8%, was attained by Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino mothers.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 5.0 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.571 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 11.0%, was 1.254 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2017

Asian or Pacific Islander mothers achieved the best group rate for this objective, 8.8%.

  • The rate for mothers in the White, not Hispanic or Latino population was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the Hispanic or Latino population was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the American Indian or Alaska Native population was 1.317 times the best group rate.
  • The rate for mothers in the Black or African American, not Hispanic or Latino population was 1.571 times the best group rate.
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