T6_1_4_1

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_4.1
Maternal deaths per 100,000 live births, United States, 2000-2005
  200520042003200220012000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 15.10.613.10.612.10.58.90.59.90.59.8DNA
Mother's ageUnder 207.41.36.61.36.21.26.71.28.81.4DSUDNA
20-2410.71.010.81.07.70.95.80.86.90.87.4DNA
25-2911.81.011.01.08.70.97.50.88.50.97.9DNA
30-3412.81.211.81.110.91.19.31.010.11.010.0DNA
35 and over38.02.528.22.233.12.418.41.818.91.922.7DNA
RaceAI/ANDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDNA
API11.72.29.62.011.32.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDNA
Black36.52.434.72.430.52.324.92.024.72.022.0DNA
White11.10.69.30.58.70.56.00.47.20.57.5DNA
EthnicityHispanic, all races9.61.08.50.910.11.17.10.99.51.19.9DNA
Non-Hispanic, all races16.90.714.60.712.70.69.30.510.10.69.8DNA
  Non-Hispanic, Black39.22.636.12.531.22.324.92.124.72.022.3DNA
  Non-Hispanic, White11.70.79.80.78.10.65.60.56.50.56.8DNA
Mother's education, age 20 and overaLess than high school22.13.212.01.913.21.89.21.210.31.313.1DNA
High school graduate24.32.414.71.615.41.412.71.111.81.012.6DNA
At least some college11.31.29.50.98.60.85.80.66.80.67.1DNA
Geographic locationbMetropolitan15.10.7DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Large central metropolitan17.11.116.51.1DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Large fringe metropolitan13.61.210.11.0DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Medium metropolitan14.81.311.51.2DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Small metropolitan12.41.812.61.8DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Micropolitan16.02.011.91.8DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Noncore13.02.315.32.6DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA

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

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

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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 - Mortality.

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T6_1_4_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_4_1.html