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Disparities Data Details AHS-3 by Health Insurance Status for 2015

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2015
AHS-3 : Persons with a usual primary care provider (percent)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 76.3 (2007)
2020 Target: 83.9
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), AHRQ
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 AHS-3

AHS-3 Increase the proportion of persons with a usual primary care provider

Persons with a usual primary care provider (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 76.3 (2007)
2020 Target: 83.9
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Health Insurance Status 2015 Disparity
Medicare and private 91.1
CI 89.5/92.6
SE 0.786
x 1.000
Best rate
Medicare and other public 88.2
CI 85.2/91.1
SE 1.504
x 1.033
CI
1.000/ 1.066
Medicare only 87.8
CI 85.7/89.9
SE 1.072
x 1.037
CI
1.000/ 1.063
Average group rate excluding best group rate 88.0
...
SE 1.847
x 1.035
CI 1.000/ 1.074

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 — 2015
  • The best group rate for this objective, 91.1%, was attained by persons aged 65 years and over with Medicare and private insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 87.8%, was attained by persons aged 65 years and over with Medicare only insurance.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 3.3 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 health insurance status groups (excluding the best), 88.0%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2015

Persons aged 65 years and over with Medicare and private insurance achieved the best group rate for this objective, 91.1%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 65 years and over with Medicare and other public insurance.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 65 years and over with Medicare only insurance.
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