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Disparities Data Details NWS-9 by Veteran Status for 2005-08

Disparities Details by Veteran Status for 2005-08
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 Veteran 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
Veteran Status 2005-08 2 Disparity
Non-veteran 33.7
CI 32.1/35.5
SE 0.835
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Veteran 34.8
CI 30.4/39.5
SE 2.239
÷ 1.032
CI
1.000/ 1.156

2 Baseline has been revised. See Data Details for more information.

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 Veteran Status — 2005-08
  • The better group rate for this objective, 33.7% (age adjusted), was attained by non-veterans.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 34.8% (age adjusted), was attained by veterans.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 1.1 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was <1.100 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Veteran Status — 2005-08

Non-veterans achieved the better group rate for this objective, 33.7% (age adjusted).

The rate among veterans was <1.1 times the better group rate.

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