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Disparities Data Details NWS-21.3 by Age Group for 2015-16

Disparities Details by Age Group for 2015-16
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Age Group 2015-16 Disparity
45-49 years 13.5
CI 5.7/21.4
SE 3.671
÷ 1.176
CI
1.000/ 1.993
12-17 years 14.5
CI 10.7/18.3
SE 1.791
÷ 1.177
CI
1.000/ 1.594
Average group rate excluding best group rate 12.3
...
SE 4.056
÷ 1.177
CI 1.000/ 2.093

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 — 2015-16
  • The best group rate for this objective, 10.5%, was attained by persons aged 18-44 years.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 12.3%, was attained by adolescents aged 12-17 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 1.9 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.177 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 12.3%, was 1.177 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2015-16

Persons aged 18-44 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 10.5%.

  • The rate among persons aged 45-49 years was 1.176 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among adolescents aged 12-17 years was 1.177 times the best group rate.
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