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Table 5 Distribution of commercially-insured women by quartile of area-level deprivation and census division, United States, 2011

From: Area-level deprivation and preterm birth: results from a national, commercially-insured population

Census divisiona Area-level deprivation (quartiles) N (%) Total N 138,487
1 (least deprived) 2 3 4 (most deprived)
New England 1826 (40.0) 1018 (22.3) 809 (17.7) 910 (19.9) 4563
Middle Atlantic 5982 (32.2) 4211 (22.7) 2187 (11.8) 6185 (33.3) 18,565
East North Central 6918 (30.7) 5850 (26.0) 5445 (24.2) 4311 (19.1) 22,524
West North Central 3980 (38.7) 2804 (27.2) 2233 (21.7) 1274 (12.4) 10,291
South Atlantic 5052 (16.5) 7847 (25.7) 8872 (29.1) 8756 (28.7) 30,527
East South Central 1274 (16.7) 1590 (20.9) 2714 (35.6) 2037 (26.7) 7615
West South Central 5152 (23.4) 4680 (21.3) 6159 (28.0) 5994 (27.3) 21,985
Mountain 3016 (27.0) 3084 (27.6) 2907 (26.0) 2182 (19.5) 11,189
Pacific 1401 (12.5) 3316 (29.5) 3429 (30.5) 3082 (27.4) 11,228
  1. a The United States census divisions are composed of the following states: New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont); Middle Atlantic (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania); East North Central (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin); West North Central (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota); South Atlantic (Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia); East South Central (Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee); West South Central (Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas); Mountain (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Wyoming, Utah); and Pacific (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington)