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Disparities Data Details NWS-9 by Country of Birth for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Country of Birth 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 Country of Birth 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
Country of Birth 2013-16 Disparity
Outside US 29.9
CI 26.7/33.2
SE 1.598
÷ 1.000
Best rate
US 40.6
CI 38.5/42.7
SE 1.030
÷ 1.360
CI
1.000/ 1.499

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 Country of Birth — 2013-16
  • The better group rate for this objective, 29.9% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were born outside the US.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 40.6% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were born in the US.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 10.8 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.360 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Country of Birth — 2013-16

Persons born outside the US achieved the better group rate for this objective, 29.9% (age adjusted).

The rate among persons born in the US was 1.360 times the better group rate.

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