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Disparities Data Details MICH-9.1 by Country of Birth for 2017

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.

2020 Baseline (year): 10.4 (2007)
2020 Target: 9.4 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Natality (NVSS-N), CDC/NCHS
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
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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
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Country of Birth 2017 Disparity
Outside US 8.8
CI 8.8/8.9
SE 0.03
÷ 1.000
Best rate
US 10.3
CI 10.2/10.3
SE 0.018
÷ 1.163
CI
1.000/ 1.171

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 Country of Birth — 2017
  • 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.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Country of Birth — 2017

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.

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