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Disparities Data Details AHS-3 by Age Group for 2016

Disparities Details by Age Group 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 Age Group 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
Age Group 2016 Disparity
<18 years 89.6
CI 88.5/90.7
SE 0.584
x 1.000
Best rate
65 years and over 89.3
CI 88.1/90.6
SE 0.647
x 1.003
CI
1.000/ 1.019
45-64 years 78.8
CI 77.3/80.2
SE 0.754
x 1.138
CI
1.000/ 1.159
18-44 years 60.6
CI 59.0/62.1
SE 0.780
x 1.480
CI
1.000/ 1.515
Average group rate excluding best group rate 76.2
...
SE 0.893
x 1.176
CI 1.000/ 1.202

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 Age Group — 2016
  • The best group rate for this objective, 89.6%, was attained by persons aged <18 years.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 60.6%, was attained by persons aged 18-44 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 29.1 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.480 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.176 times the average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 76.2%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2016

Persons aged <18 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 89.6%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 65 years and over.
  • 1.138 times the rate among persons aged 45-64 years.
  • 1.480 times the rate among persons aged 18-44 years.
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