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Disparities Data Details MICH-29.3 by Race and Ethnicity for 2008

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2008
MICH-29.3 : Children with autism spectrum disorder receiving special services by age 48 months (percent; Metropolitan Atlanta, 8 years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 52.4 (2006)
2020 Target: 57.6
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: Metropolitan Atlanta Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program (MADDSP), CDC/NCBDDD
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 Race and Ethnicity for MICH-29.3

MICH-29.3 Increase the proportion of children with ASD enrolled in special services by 48 months of age

Children with autism spectrum disorder receiving special services by age 48 months (percent; Metropolitan Atlanta, 8 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 52.4 (2006)
2020 Target: 57.6
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Race and Ethnicity 2008 Disparity
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 58.4
CI 50.5/66.3
SE 4.038
x 1.000
Best rate
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 49.3
CI 41.3/57.3
SE 4.082
x 1.184
CI
1.000/ 1.413
Hispanic or Latino 35.5
CI 18.6/52.3
SE 8.593
x 1.646
CI
1.000/ 2.490
Average group rate excluding best group rate 42.4
...
SE 9.514
x 1.377
CI 1.000/ 2.026

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 58.4%, was attained by White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 35.5%, was attained by Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 22.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.646 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.377 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 42.4%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2008

White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 58.4%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.184 times the rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.646 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
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