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MICH-2 Reduce the 1-year mortality rate for infants with Down syndrome

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

Data Source: 
National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (CDC/NCBDDD)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
No
Measure: 
per 1,000 infants with Down syndrome
Baseline (Year): 
48.6 (2005–06)
Target: 
43.7
Target-Setting Method: 
10 percent improvement
Numerator: 

Number of live born infants with a confirmed Down syndrome diagnosis who died in the first year of life

Denominator: 

Number of live born infants with a confirmed Down syndrome diagnosis

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Not applicable
Data Collection Frequency: 
Periodic
Methodology Notes: 

    Down syndrome includes cytogenetically confirmed full trisomy and translocation but excludes mosaic Down syndrome. Down syndrome diagnosis is obtained using either ICD-9 (confirmed 758.0, EXCLUDE mosaic Down syndrome) or CDC/BPA (758.000, 758.010, 758.020, 758.030, EXCLUDE 758.040 (mosaic Down syndrome), 758.090 (Down syndrome, NOS) codes. Fourteen state birth defects surveillance programs contributed data.