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Disparities Data Details AHS-1.1 by Sexual Orientation for 2018

Disparities Details by Sexual Orientation for 2018
AHS-1.1 : Persons with medical insurance (percent, under 65 years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 83.2 (2008)
2020 Target: 100
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), 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 Sexual Orientation for AHS-1.1

AHS-1.1 Increase the proportion of persons with medical insurance

Persons with medical insurance (percent, under 65 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 83.2 (2008)
2020 Target: 100
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Sexual Orientation 2018 Disparity
Gay/Lesbian 88.7
CI 85.3/92.1
SE 1.745
x 1.000
Best rate
Straight 87.2
CI 86.5/87.8
SE 0.341
x 1.018
CI
1.000/ 1.052
Bisexual 85.9
CI 81.7/90.1
SE 2.134
x 1.033
CI
1.000/ 1.088
Average group rate excluding best group rate 86.5
...
SE 2.161
x 1.025
CI 1.000/ 1.080

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 Sexual Orientation — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 88.7%, was attained by persons identifying as gay/lesbian.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 85.9%, was attained by persons identifying as bisexual.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 2.8 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other sexual orientation groups (excluding the best), 86.5%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sexual Orientation — 2018

Persons identifying as gay/lesbian achieved the best group rate for this objective, 88.7%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying as straight.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying as bisexual.
FootnotesShow Footnotes