Table T2_6_1_2-1_1

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_2.1_1
Live-born infants with low birth weight (less than 2,500 grams),a United States, 2007–2009
   2009 2008 2007
Population groupNumberPercentSENumberPercentSENumberPercentSE
Total 336,7478.20.0347,2098.20.0354,3338.20.0
Mother's ageUnder 1561812.30.571212.40.476612.40.4
15–1939,3359.60.042,2759.70.043,6439.80.0
20–2482,9468.30.086,4198.20.089,7278.30.0
25–2986,2687.40.088,3817.40.089,8247.40.0
30–3472,3197.60.072,5277.60.073,3237.60.0
35 and over55,2619.40.056,8959.50.057,0509.30.0
RaceAI/AN3,5387.30.13,6637.40.13,6867.50.1
API20,7418.30.120,6858.20.120,6018.10.1
Black87,36013.30.089,65913.40.091,42213.60.0
White225,1087.10.0233,2027.10.0238,6247.20.0
EthnicityHispanic, all races69,3566.90.072,3987.00.073,6616.90.0
Non-Hispanic, all races264,4668.50.0271,6608.60.0277,8208.60.0
  Non-Hispanic, Black82,86113.60.085,23313.70.087,03413.90.0
  Non-Hispanic, White158954.07.20.0163,5617.20.0167,9867.30.0
GenderFemale178,0668.80.0182,7788.80.0186,6398.90.0
Male158,6817.50.0164,4317.60.0167,6947.60.0
Geographic locationbMetropolitan285,0638.20.0293,3418.20.0299,5238.20.0
  Large central metropolitan111,1538.40.0114,4078.40.0116,2718.40.0
  Large fringe metropolitan74,5237.90.076,5777.80.078,8557.90.0
  Medium metropolitan68,1698.20.070,1798.20.071,3518.20.0
  Small metropolitan31,2188.00.032,1788.00.033,0468.10.0
Micropolitan (nonmetro)32,2308.20.033,7218.30.034,5128.40.0
Noncore (nonmetro)19,4548.30.120,1478.30.120,2988.30.1

a Excludes data for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin, which used the 1989 Revision to Birth Certificate rather than the 2003 version.

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

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 June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_6_1_2-1_1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/6_maternalchildhealth/T2_6_1_2-1_1.html