Table T2_6_1_4-1

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_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 metro17.11.116.51.1DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Large fringe metro13.61.210.11.0DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Medium metro14.81.311.51.2DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Small metro12.41.812.61.8DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
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: Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York (not including New York City), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington that implemented the 2003 Revisions to the U.S Standard Birth Certificate.

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.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_6_1_4-1: 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_4-1.html