T6_1_2_2_2a

2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 6_1_2.2_2a
Live-born infants with very low birth weight (less than 1,500 grams),a by race, United States, 2008
  TotalWhiteBlackAPIAI/AN
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 1.50.01.20.02.90.01.20.01.30.1
Mother's ageUnder 153.00.22.80.33.40.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
15-191.80.01.40.02.80.01.70.11.30.1
20-241.40.01.10.02.60.01.00.11.10.1
25-291.30.01.10.02.80.01.00.01.20.1
30-341.30.01.10.03.20.11.10.01.60.1
35 and over1.80.01.50.04.00.11.50.11.60.2
GenderFemale1.50.01.20.03.00.01.10.01.10.1
Male1.40.01.20.02.90.01.20.01.40.1
Geographic locationbMetropolitan1.50.01.20.02.90.01.10.01.20.1
  Large central metropolitan1.50.01.20.03.00.01.10.01.30.1
  Large fringe metropolitan1.40.01.20.02.70.01.20.01.30.2
  Medium metropolitan1.50.01.20.03.10.11.30.11.30.1
  Small metropolitan1.40.01.20.03.10.11.30.11.10.1
Micropolitan1.40.01.20.02.80.11.30.11.50.1
Noncore1.40.01.20.03.10.1DSUDSU1.30.1

a. Excludes data for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersy, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin, which used the unrevised 1989 Revision to 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: 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 - Natality.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T6_1_2_2_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_1_2_2_2a.html