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Disparities Data Details NWS-21.3 by Age Group for 2009-10

Disparities Details by Age Group for 2009-10
NWS-21.3 : Iron deficiency in females (percent, 12–49 years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 10.5 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 9.4 2
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 Age Group for NWS-21.3

NWS-21.3 Reduce iron deficiency among females aged 12 to 49 years

Iron deficiency in females (percent, 12–49 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 10.5 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 9.4 2
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Age Group 2009-10 Disparity
12-17 years 6.4
CI 3.3/9.4
SE 1.437
÷ 1.000
Best rate
45-49 years 10.8
CI 4.9/16.7
SE 2.762
÷ 1.951
CI
1.000/ 3.728
Average group rate excluding best group rate 10.0
...
SE 2.916
÷ 1.845
CI 1.000/ 3.636

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 Age Group — 2009-10
  • The best group rate for this objective, 5.4%, was attained by adolescents aged 12-17 years.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 10.6%, was attained by persons aged 45-49 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 5.2 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.951 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 10.0%, was 1.845 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2009-10

Adolescents aged 12-17 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 5.4%.

  • The rate among persons aged 18-44 years was 1.739 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged 45-49 years was 1.951 times the best group rate.
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