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Disparities Data Details FP-16.1 by Marital Status for 2011-15

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2011-15
FP-16.1 : Females at risk of unintended pregnancy using effective contraception (percent, 20–44 years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 61.2 (2011–15)
2020 Target: 69.3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), CDC/NCHS
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Marital Status for FP-16.1

FP-16.1 Increase the percentage of adult females aged 20 to 44 years who are at risk of unintended pregnancy that adopt or continue use of the most effective or moderately effective methods of contraception

Females at risk of unintended pregnancy using effective contraception (percent, 20–44 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 61.2 (2011–15)
2020 Target: 69.3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Marital Status 2011-15 Disparity
Married 67.1
CI 64.5/69.7
SE 1.309
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 61.3
CI 57.3/65.2
SE 1.997
x 1.095
CI
1.000/ 1.165
Never married 49.9
CI 46.8/53.1
SE 1.589
x 1.344
CI
1.000/ 1.429
Average group rate excluding best group rate 55.6
...
SE 2.552
x 1.207
CI 1.000/ 1.310

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Summary measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2011-15
  • The best group rate for this objective, 67.1%, was attained by persons who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 49.9%, was attained by persons who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 17.2 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.344 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.207 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 55.6%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2011-15

Persons who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 67.1%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.344 times the rate among persons who were never married.
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