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Table T2_6_1_4-2b

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_4.2b
Maternal deaths per 100,000 live births, by ethnicity, United States, 2005
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 15.10.616.90.711.70.739.
Mother's ageUnder
35 and over38.02.540.72.929.22.8122.614.326.65.0
Mother's education, age 20 and overaLess than high school22.
High school graduate24.32.427.02.820.12.854.38.4DSUDSU
At least some college11.
Geographic locationbMetropolitan15.10.717.20.811.30.840.
  Large central metro17.
  Large fringe metro13.
  Medium metro14.81.317.01.614.01.734.35.8DSUDSU
  Small metro12.41.813.

a Education data are for persons age 20 and over and exclude the following States: Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York (not including New York City), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington that implemented the 2003 Revisions to the U.S Standard Birth Certificate.

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

DSU - 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 Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Mortality.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_6_1_4-2b: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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