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Table T2_6_1_3-2_2a

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_6_1_3.2_2a
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births,a all birth weights, by race, United States, 2007
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Mother's ageUnder 1514.61.512.71.915.62.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
35 and over6.

a The number of deaths for infant mortality is based on a record weight from the linked birth and infant death file, which adjusts for the approximately 2–3% of records each year that cannot be linked to their corresponding birth certificates. Therefore, because of rounding, the number of deaths for subgroups may not add to the total.

DSU - 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; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Linked Birth and Infant Death Data.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_6_1_3-2_2a: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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