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Disparities Data Details NWS-10.4 by Country of Birth for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Country of Birth 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 Country of Birth 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
Country of Birth 2013-16 Disparity
Outside US 12.3
CI 9.4/16.0
SE 1.598
÷ 1.000
Best rate
US 18.1
CI 16.4/19.9
SE 0.860
÷ 1.471
CI
1.000/ 1.846

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 Country of Birth — 2013-16
  • The better group rate for this objective, 12.3%, was attained by persons who were born outside the US.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 18.1%, was attained by persons who were born in the US.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 5.8 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.471 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Country of Birth — 2013-16

Persons born outside the US achieved the better group rate for this objective, 12.3%.

The rate among persons born in the US was 1.471 times the better group rate.

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