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MICH-6 Data Details

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MICH-6 Reduce maternal illness and complications due to pregnancy (complications during hospitalized labor and delivery)

About the Data

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

Data Source: 
National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
No
Measure: 
percent
Baseline (Year): 
31.1 (2007)
Target: 
28.0
Target-Setting Method: 
10 percent improvement
Numerator: 

Number of hospital discharges for females with any listed diagnosis of maternal complications (ICD-9-CM codes 641, 642.0, 642.7, 642.9, 643.2, 646.2, 646.6, 646.7, 648.0, 648.5, 648.6, 648.8, 658.4, 659.2, 659.3, 664.2, 664.3, 664.5, 665.0, 665.9, 666, 668, 669.0, 669.4, 670, 671.3, 671.5, 672, 673, 674.0, 674.3, 674.50, 674.54, 674.8, 674.9)

Denominator: 

Number of hospital discharges for females who delivered one or more infants (principal diagnosis of ICD-9-CM code V27)

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Retained from HP2010 objective
Data Collection Frequency: 
Annual
Methodology Notes: 

    Principal diagnosis is the diagnosis chiefly responsible for admission of the person to the hospital.

    Data by race and ethnicity may be underreported in the National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS).