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Disparities Data Details NWS-9 by Sex for 2009-12

Disparities Details by Sex for 2009-12
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 Sex 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
Sex 2009-12 Disparity
Male 34.3
CI 32.2/36.6
SE 1.073
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Female 36.1
CI 34.1/38.1
SE 0.975
÷ 1.050
CI
1.000/ 1.124

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 Sex — 2009-12
  • The better group rate for this objective, 34.3% (age adjusted), was attained by the male population.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 36.1% (age adjusted), was attained by the female population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 1.7 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was <1.100 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2009-12

The male population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 34.3% (age adjusted).

The rate for female the population was <1.1 times the better group rate.

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