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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_3.1_1
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, birth weight less than 1,500 grams, United States, 2000-2005
  200520042003200220012000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 245.02.2244.52.2252.02.3250.82.3244.42.3244.3DNA
Mother's ageUnder 15284.140.3322.041.2322.145.4324.343.3306.840.6283.5DNA
15-19284.36.8276.46.8280.26.8287.26.9272.06.6264.4DNA
20-24257.64.6253.54.6264.54.8268.14.8257.24.7258.3DNA
25-29246.84.5242.54.5249.84.7250.54.8245.34.7250.9DNA
30-34225.24.5232.24.6245.34.8230.44.6224.54.6225.1DNA
35 and over218.65.0225.05.1222.75.2221.35.3225.85.4218.9DNA
RaceAI/AN236.923.4216.221.3254.123.6249.123.8225.922.8265.1DNA
AsianDNADNADNADNADNADNA213.413.7209.014.5225.0DNA
NHOPIDNADNADNADNADNADNA303.655.4278.455.2304.1DNA
API237.710.5222.810.1236.310.9218.410.5DNADNADNADNA
Black266.94.1274.04.2278.54.3272.14.3270.14.3266.9DNA
White234.22.7231.92.7240.02.8242.12.8232.92.8232.7DNA
EthnicityHispanic, all races245.25.0245.45.1255.85.5241.85.4232.65.4235.6DNA
Non-Hispanic, all races242.82.4242.02.5248.72.5250.92.5244.42.5244.0DNA
  Non-Hispanic, Black265.74.1274.44.3276.94.4272.14.3269.74.3265.7DNA
  Non-Hispanic, White227.33.2223.03.1231.73.2239.53.3229.93.2229.5DNA
GenderMale268.53.3269.53.3280.13.4275.13.4269.13.4263.7DNA
Female220.52.9218.53.0222.73.0225.23.1218.63.0223.7DNA
Mother's education,a age 20 and overLess than high school244.07.0252.27.1249.07.2DNADNADNADNADNADNA
High school graduate253.55.1250.25.2255.25.2DNADNADNADNADNADNA
At least some college221.43.9219.73.9227.94.0DNADNADNADNADNADNA

a. NCHS updated 2003-2004 education estimates in 2008, but did not update 1998-2002 data.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other 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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T6_1_3_1_1: 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_3_1_1.html