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Disparities Data Details NWS-10.4 by Health Insurance Status for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2013-16
NWS-10.4 : Obesity among children and adolescents (percent, 2–19 years )
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 16.1 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 14.5 1, 3
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS
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 NWS-10.4

NWS-10.4 Reduce the proportion of children and adolescents aged 2 to 19 years who are considered obese

Obesity among children and adolescents (percent, 2–19 years )

2020 Baseline (year): 16.1 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 14.5 1, 3
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Health Insurance Status 2013-16 Disparity
Private 14.8
CI 12.9/16.9
SE 0.994
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Public 20.9
CI 18.7/23.2
SE 1.108
÷ 1.412
CI
1.000/ 1.626
Uninsured 20.9
CI 15.9/26.9
SE 2.685
÷ 1.413
CI
1.000/ 1.794
Average group rate excluding best group rate 20.9
...
SE 2.905
÷ 1.413
CI 1.000/ 1.821

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 — 2013-16
  • The best group rate for this objective, 14.8%, was attained by persons with private insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 20.9%, was attained by uninsured persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 6.1 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.413 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other health insurance status groups (excluding the best), 20.9%, was 1.413 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2013-16

Persons with private insurance achieved the best group rate for this objective, 14.8%.

  • The rate among persons with public insurance was 1.412 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among uninsured persons was 1.413 times the best group rate.
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