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Disparities Data Details AHS-3 by Educational Attainment for 2016

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment 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 Educational Attainment 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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Educational Attainment 2016 Disparity
Advanced degree 78.4
CI 76.0/80.8
SE 1.211
x 1.000
Best rate
Some college 75.0
CI 73.3/76.7
SE 0.860
x 1.045
CI
1.000/ 1.079
4-year college degree 74.4
CI 72.4/76.4
SE 1.013
x 1.054
CI
1.000/ 1.090
High school 72.3
CI 70.4/74.2
SE 0.969
x 1.085
CI
1.000/ 1.122
< High school 69.1
CI 66.8/71.4
SE 1.189
x 1.134
CI
1.000/ 1.178
Average group rate excluding best group rate 72.7
...
SE 1.172
x 1.078
CI 1.000/ 1.119

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 — 2016
  • The best group rate for this objective, 78.4%, was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 69.1%, 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 9.3 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.134 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 72.7%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2016

Persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree achieved the best group rate for this objective, 78.4%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college education.
  • <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 a high school education.
  • 1.134 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
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