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Disparities Data Details AHS-1.1 by Marital Status for 2018

Disparities Details by Marital Status 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 Marital Status 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:
Marital Status 2018 Disparity
Married 90.9
CI 90.2/91.7
SE 0.390
x 1.000
Best rate
Widowed 87.4
CI 84.0/90.8
SE 1.745
x 1.040
CI
1.000/ 1.076
Divorced or separated 84.4
CI 82.9/85.9
SE 0.762
x 1.077
CI
1.000/ 1.095
Never married 83.7
CI 82.5/84.8
SE 0.592
x 1.086
CI
1.000/ 1.101
Cohabiting partner 83.1
CI 81.0/85.2
SE 1.063
x 1.094
CI
1.000/ 1.119
Average group rate excluding best group rate 84.6
...
SE 1.305
x 1.074
CI 1.000/ 1.103

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 — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 90.9%, was attained by persons aged 18 years and over who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 83.1%, was attained by persons aged 18 years and over who were living with a cohabiting partner.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 7.8 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 marital status groups (excluding the best), 84.6%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2018

Persons aged 18 years and over who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 90.9%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 18 years and over who were widowed.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 18 years and over who were divorced or separated.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 18 years and over who were never married.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 18 years and over who were living with a cohabiting partner.
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