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Disparities Data Details AHS-1.1 by Race and Ethnicity for 2018

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity 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 Race and Ethnicity 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:
Race and Ethnicity 2018 Disparity
Asian only 92.6
CI 91.3/94.0
SE 0.702
x 1.000
Best rate
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 92.2
CI 91.7/92.7
SE 0.248
x 1.004
CI
1.000/ 1.018
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 90.6
CI 85.3/95.9
SE 2.712
x 1.022
CI
1.000/ 1.075
2 or more races 89.9
CI 88.0/91.7
SE 0.939
x 1.031
CI
1.000/ 1.053
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 87.9
CI 86.7/89.1
SE 0.616
x 1.054
CI
1.000/ 1.072
Hispanic or Latino 79.9
CI 78.5/81.2
SE 0.690
x 1.160
CI
1.000/ 1.182
American Indian or Alaska Native only 71.4
CI 66.4/76.4
SE 2.552
x 1.298
CI
1.000/ 1.379
Average group rate excluding best group rate 85.3
...
SE 1.770
x 1.086
CI 1.000/ 1.126

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 92.6%, was attained by Asian only persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 71.4%, was attained by American Indian or Alaska Native only persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 21.3 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.298 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 85.3%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2018

Asian only persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 92.6%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate for the White only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • <1.1 times the rate for the Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only population.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • <1.1 times the rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.160 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.298 times the rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population.
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