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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 41a: Infant mortality per 1000 live births, birthweight 1,500-2,499 grams, by race, United States, 2001

  Total AI/AN Asian NHOPI Black or African American White
Population group Number Rate SE Number Rate SE Number Rate SE Number Rate SE Number Rate SE Number Rate SE
                                     
Total 3,806 15.2 0.2 69 27 3.3 92 11.7 1.2 9 * * 903 15 0.5 2,675 15.2 0.3
                                     
Mother's age                                    
    Under 15 12 * * 2 * * 1 * * 0 * * 5 * * 4 * *
    15-19 592 17.3 0.7 8 * * 4 * * 1 * * 199 16.8 1.2 376 17.8 0.9
    20-24 1,055 16.2 0.5 29 36.9 6.9 16 * * 3 * * 305 15.8 0.9 695 16.2 0.6
    25-29 886 15.2 0.5 12 * * 18 * * 3 * * 190 15.4 1.1 641 15.4 0.6
    30-34 671 12.5 0.5 11 * * 25 9.8 2.0 1 * * 100 11.0 1.1 519 12.9 0.6
    35 and over 590 15.1 0.6 6 * * 27 15.1 2.9 1 * * 105 14.8 1.5 440 15.1 0.7
                                     
Gender                                    
    Female 1,774 13.2 0.3 27 20.6 4.0 53 12.8 1.8 3 * * 412 12.6 0.6 1,255 13.5 0.4
    Male 2,032 17.3 0.4 41 34.1 5.4 39 10.5 1.7 6 * * 491 18.0 0.8 1,420 17.2 0.5
                                     
Mother's education (age 20 and over)                                    
    Less than high school graduate 722 18.0 0.7 12 * * 11 * * 1 * * 162 17.3 1.4 529 18.2 0.8
    High school graduate 1,109 15.4 0.5 31 38.1 6.9 20 13.2 3.0 3 * * 274 13.8 0.8 762 15.7 0.6
    At least some college 1,253 12.5 0.4 13 * * 53 9.8 1.4 3 * * 238 13.5 0.9 921 12.4 0.4
                                     

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality (based on < 20 deaths).

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System.

 

 

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