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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 77b
Maternal deaths per 100,000 live births, by ethnicity, United States, 2004
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
All races White Black
Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total   13.1 0.6 14.6 0.7 9.8 0.7 36.1 2.5 8.5 0.9
Mother's age Less than 20 6.6 1.3 7.4 1.6 * * * * * *
20-24 10.8 1.0 13.4 1.3 7.7 1.2 29.1 3.9 * *
25-29 11.0 1.0 11.8 1.2 6.6 1.0 39.1 5.3 8.6 1.8
30-34 11.8 1.1 12.2 1.3 8.4 1.2 43.2 6.8 * *
35 and over 28.2 2.2 30.0 2.5 22.8 2.5 82.7 11.8 20.2 4.5
Mother's education,a age 20 and over Less than high school 12.0 1.9 21.0 3.7 * * * * * *
High school graduate 14.7 1.6 16.6 1.9 9.3 1.6 43.9 6.5 * *
At least some college 9.5 0.9 9.6 1.0 6.0 0.9 37.3 5.7 * *
Residence locationb Large central metro 16.5 1.1 20.1 1.5 11.0 1.5 40.2 4.0 10.1 1.5
Large fringe metro 10.1 1.0 10.9 1.2 6.9 1.1 33.3 5.3 * *
Medium metro 11.5 1.2 13.0 1.4 10.9 1.5 27.8 5.3 * *
Small metro 12.6 1.8 13.9 2.1 10.1 2.0 * * * *
Micropolitan (nonmetro) 11.9 1.8 12.5 1.9 10.3 1.9 * * * *
Noncore (nonmetro) 15.3 2.6 16.0 2.7 12.3 2.6 * * * *

a Data are from 36 reporting States and the District of Columbia. Data are not directly comparable to those of previous years.

b For more information, see the National Vital Statistics System entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

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