Table T2_6_1_2-1_2b

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_2b
Live-born infants with low birth weight (less than 2,500 grams), by ethnicity, United States, 2009
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Mother's ageUnder 1512.30.513.60.610.50.915.50.910.60.7
35 and over9.
Geographic locationbMetropolitan8.
  Large central metro8.
  Large fringe metro7.
  Medium metro8.
  Small metro8.

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 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: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics system - Natality.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_6_1_2-1_2b: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.