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Disparities Data Details AHS-3 by Marital Status for 2016

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2016
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 Marital 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
Marital Status 2016 Disparity
Widowed 86.6
CI 84.5/88.7
SE 1.071
x 1.000
Best rate
Married 77.5
CI 76.2/78.9
SE 0.669
x 1.116
CI
1.000/ 1.144
Divorced or separated 73.3
CI 71.3/75.4
SE 1.059
x 1.180
CI
1.000/ 1.218
Never married 59.5
CI 57.8/61.2
SE 0.875
x 1.454
CI
1.000/ 1.501
Average group rate excluding best group rate 70.1
...
SE 1.080
x 1.234
CI 1.000/ 1.275

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 — 2016
  • The best group rate for this objective, 86.6%, was attained by persons aged 18 years and over who were widowed.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 59.5%, was attained by persons aged 18 years and over who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 27.0 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.454 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.234 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 70.1%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2016

Persons aged 18 years and over who were widowed achieved the best group rate for this objective, 86.6%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.116 times the rate among persons aged 18 years and over who were married.
  • 1.180 times the rate among persons aged 18 years and over who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.454 times the rate among persons aged 18 years and over who were never married.
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