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Disparities Data Details NWS-9 by Veteran Status for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Veteran 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 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 2013-16 Disparity
Non-veteran 38.2
CI 36.2/40.1
SE 0.956
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Veteran 42.4
CI 37.5/47.5
SE 2.467
÷ 1.112
CI
1.000/ 1.233

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 — 2013-16
  • The better group rate for this objective, 38.2% (age adjusted), was attained by non-veterans.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 42.4% (age adjusted), was attained by veterans.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 4.3 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.112 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Veteran Status — 2013-16

Non-veterans achieved the better group rate for this objective, 38.2% (age adjusted).

The rate among veterans was 1.112 times the better group rate.

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