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Disparities Data Details FP-16.1 by Marital Status for 2015-17

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2015-17
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Marital Status 2015-17 Disparity
Divorced or separated 65.7
CI 57.9/72.7
SE 3.731
x 1.000
Best rate
Married 64.2
CI 59.3/68.8
SE 2.374
x 1.024
CI
1.000/ 1.144
Cohabiting partner 64.2
CI 55.9/71.6
SE 3.947
x 1.024
CI
1.000/ 1.175
Never married 50.2
CI 46.0/54.4
SE 2.105
x 1.309
CI
1.000/ 1.470
Average group rate excluding best group rate 59.5
...
SE 3.581
x 1.104
CI 1.000/ 1.265

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 — 2015-17
  • The best group rate for this objective, 65.7%, was attained by persons who were divorced or separated.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 50.2%, was attained by persons who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 15.5 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.309 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.104 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 59.5%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2015-17

Persons who were divorced or separated achieved the best group rate for this objective, 65.7%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were married.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were living with a cohabiting partner.
  • 1.309 times the rate among persons who were never married.
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