Disparities Details by Country of Birth for 2017
MICH-9.1 : Total preterm live births (percent, <37 weeks gestation)
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 Country of Birth for MICH-9.1
MICH-9.1 Reduce total preterm births
Total preterm live births (percent, <37 weeks gestation)
|Country of Birth||2017||Disparity|
|Outside US|| 8.8
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, 8.8%, was attained by persons who were born outside the US.
- The worse group rate for this objective, 10.3%, was attained by persons who were born in the US.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 1.4 percentage points.
- The worst group rate was 1.163 times the best group rate.
Mothers born outside the US achieved the better group rate for this objective, 8.8%.
The rate among mothers born in the US was 1.163 times the better group rate.