2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
|Mother's age||Less than 15||*||*||*||*||*||*||*||*||*||*|
|35 and over||14.5||0.6||14.2||0.7||17.9||1.5||9.3||1.6||*||*|
|Mother's education,b age 20 and over||Less than high school||18.5||0.8||18.9||1.0||17.7||1.6||*||*||*||*|
|High school graduate||15.7||0.6||15.2||0.7||16.7||1.1||15.0||2.5||*||*|
|At least some college||11.2||0.4||11.5||0.4||11.6||0.9||7.6||1.0||*||*|
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 number rounding, the number of deaths for subgroups may not add to the total.
b Education data are for mothers age 20 and older only, excluding data from the following States: FL, ID, KS, KY, NE, NH, NY (not including NYC), PA, SC, TN, TX, and WA, that implemented the 2003 Revisions to the U.S Standard Birth Certificate.
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.