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Disparities Data Details AH-5.5 by Health Insurance Status for 2016

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2016
AH-5.5 : Adolescents who consider school work to be meaningful and important (percent, 12–17 years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 26.4 (2008)
2020 Target: 29.0 1, 3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), SAMHSA
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 Health Insurance Status for AH-5.5

AH-5.5 Increase the proportion of adolescents who consider their school work to be meaningful and important

Adolescents who consider school work to be meaningful and important (percent, 12–17 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 26.4 (2008)
2020 Target: 29.0 1, 3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Health Insurance Status 2016 Disparity
Public 32.5
CI 31.1/34.0
SE 0.745
x 1.000
Best rate
Uninsured 30.9
CI 26.3/35.8
SE 2.429
x 1.053
CI
1.000/ 1.205
Private 24.5
CI 23.3/25.7
SE 0.595
x 1.327
CI
1.000/ 1.402
Average group rate excluding best group rate 27.7
...
SE 2.501
x 1.174
CI 1.000/ 1.369

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 Health Insurance Status — 2016
  • The best group rate for this objective, 32.5%, was attained by persons with public insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 24.5%, was attained by persons with private insurance.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 8.0 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.327 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.174 times the average rate for all other health insurance status groups (excluding the best), 27.7%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2016

Persons with public insurance achieved the best group rate for this objective, 32.5%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among uninsured persons.
  • 1.327 times the rate among persons with private insurance.
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