Table T2_6_1_4-2a

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_4.2a
Maternal deaths per 100,000 live births, by race, United States, 2005
  TotalWhiteBlackAPIAI/AN
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 15.10.611.10.636.52.411.72.2DSUDSU
Mother's ageUnder 207.41.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
20–2410.71.09.01.118.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
25–2911.81.07.20.937.14.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
30–3412.81.29.31.146.66.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
35 and over38.02.528.92.5112.813.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Mother's education, age 20 and overaLess than high school22.13.219.83.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate24.32.418.22.452.48.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college11.31.27.61.138.36.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Geographic locationbMetropolitan15.10.710.80.637.02.511.32.3DSUDSU
  Large central metro17.11.110.51.140.03.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro13.61.210.51.235.25.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro14.81.312.41.432.55.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro12.41.88.91.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan16.02.013.72.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore13.02.311.92.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

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_4-2a: 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_4-2a.html