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Disparities Data Details MICH-9.1 by Educational Attainment for 2017

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment 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 Educational Attainment 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
Educational Attainment 2017 Disparity
4-year college degree 8.3
CI 8.3/8.4
SE 0.031
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Advanced degree 8.5
CI 8.4/8.6
SE 0.041
÷ 1.018
CI
1.000/ 1.028
Associates degree 10.0
CI 9.9/10.1
SE 0.053
÷ 1.201
CI
1.000/ 1.214
Some college 10.4
CI 10.4/10.5
SE 0.035
÷ 1.251
CI
1.000/ 1.262
High school 10.8
CI 10.7/10.9
SE 0.033
÷ 1.295
CI
1.000/ 1.306
< High school 11.2
CI 11.1/11.3
SE 0.049
÷ 1.349
CI
1.000/ 1.362
Average group rate excluding best group rate 10.2
...
SE 0.048
÷ 1.223
CI 1.000/ 1.235

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 Educational Attainment — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 8.3%, was attained by mothers aged 20 years and over with a 4-year college degree.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 11.2%, was attained by mothers aged 20 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 2.9 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.349 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 10.2%, was 1.223 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2017

Mothers aged 20 years and over with a 4-year college degree achieved the best group rate for this objective, 8.3%.

  • The rate among mothers aged 20 years and over with an advanced degree was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among mothers aged 20 years and over with an associates degree was 1.201 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among mothers aged 20 years and over with some college education was 1.251 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among mothers aged 20 years and over with a high school education was 1.295 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among mothers aged 20 years and over with a less than high school education was 1.349 times the best group rate.
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