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Disparities Data Details NWS-9 by Health Insurance Status for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2013-16
NWS-9 : Obesity among adults (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 33.9 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 30.5 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-9

NWS-9 Reduce the proportion of adults who are obese

Obesity among adults (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 33.9 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 30.5 1, 3
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Health Insurance Status 2013-16 Disparity
Private 37.1
CI 34.2/40.0
SE 1.410
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Uninsured 39.2
CI 35.3/43.4
SE 1.982
÷ 1.059
CI
1.000/ 1.175
Public 45.8
CI 42.1/49.4
SE 1.780
÷ 1.234
CI
1.000/ 1.350
Average group rate excluding best group rate 42.5
...
SE 2.664
÷ 1.146
CI 1.000/ 1.293

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, 37.1% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged under 65 years with private insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 45.8% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged under 65 years with public insurance.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 8.7 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.234 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other health insurance status groups (excluding the best), 42.5% (age adjusted), was 1.146 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2013-16

Persons aged under 65 years with private insurance achieved the best group rate for this objective, 37.1% (age adjusted).

  • The rate among uninsured persons aged under 65 years was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged under 65 years with public insurance was 1.234 times the best group rate.
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