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Disparities Data Details NWS-15.1 by Educational Attainment for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment for 2013-16
NWS-15.1 : Mean daily intake of total vegetables (age adjusted, cup equivalents per 1,000 calories, 2+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 0.76 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 1.16 1, 2
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase 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 Educational Attainment for NWS-15.1

NWS-15.1 Increase the contribution of total vegetables to the diets of the population aged 2 years and older

Mean daily intake of total vegetables (age adjusted, cup equivalents per 1,000 calories, 2+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 0.76 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 1.16 1, 2
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Educational Attainment 2013-16 Disparity
College graduate or above 0.93
CI 0.9/1.0
SE 0.022
x 1.000
Best rate
Some college or AA degree 0.85
CI 0.8/0.9
SE 0.023
x 1.091
CI
1.000/ 1.158
High school (including GED or equivalent) 0.77
CI 0.7/0.8
SE 0.021
x 1.217
CI
1.000/ 1.293
< High school 0.76
CI 0.7/0.8
SE 0.021
x 1.231
CI
1.000/ 1.308
Average group rate excluding best group rate 0.79
...
SE 0.027
x 1.176
CI 1.000/ 1.259

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 — 2013-16
  • The best group rate for this objective, 0.93 cup equivalent per 1,000 calories (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a college graduate or above education.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 0.76 cup equivalent per 1,000 calories (age adjusted), 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 0.18 cup equivalent per 1,000 calories.
  • The best group rate was 1.231 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.176 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 0.8 cup equivalent per 1,000 calories (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2013-16

Persons aged 25 years and over with a college graduate or above education achieved the best group rate for this objective, 0.93 cup equivalent per 1,000 calories (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college or AA degree.
  • 1.217 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with high school (including GED or equivalent) education.
  • 1.231 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
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