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Disparities Data Details AHS-1.1 by Educational Attainment for 2018

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment 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 Educational Attainment 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
Educational Attainment 2018 Disparity
Advanced degree 96.2
CI 95.6/96.8
SE 0.304
x 1.000
Best rate
4-year college degree 94.0
CI 93.4/94.6
SE 0.309
x 1.023
CI
1.000/ 1.031
Associates degree 89.8
CI 88.8/90.8
SE 0.507
x 1.071
CI
1.000/ 1.082
Some college 87.6
CI 86.6/88.6
SE 0.500
x 1.098
CI
1.000/ 1.110
High school 82.4
CI 81.4/83.5
SE 0.528
x 1.167
CI
1.000/ 1.181
< High school 67.0
CI 64.8/69.1
SE 1.106
x 1.436
CI
1.000/ 1.477
Average group rate excluding best group rate 84.2
...
SE 0.725
x 1.143
CI 1.000/ 1.160

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 Educational Attainment — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 96.2%, was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 67.0%, was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 29.2 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.436 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.143 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 84.2%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2018

Persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree achieved the best group rate for this objective, 96.2%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a 4-year college degree.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with an associates degree.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college education.
  • 1.167 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a high school education.
  • 1.436 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
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