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Disparities Data Details OA-6 by Marital Status for 2010

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2010
OA-6 : Older adults with reduced physical or cognitive function who engage in leisure-time physical activities (percent, 65+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 32.6 (2008)
2020 Target: 35.9 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), 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 Marital Status for OA-6

OA-6 Increase the proportion of older adults with reduced physical or cognitive function who engage in light, moderate, or vigorous leisure-time physical activities

Older adults with reduced physical or cognitive function who engage in leisure-time physical activities (percent, 65+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 32.6 (2008)
2020 Target: 35.9 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Marital Status 2010 Disparity
Married 38.4
CI 33.9/42.8
SE 2.264
x 1.000
Best rate
Widowed 33.1
CI 28.8/37.3
SE 2.184
x 1.161
CI
1.000/ 1.343
Never married 32.2
CI 22.1/42.2
SE 5.128
x 1.194
CI
1.000/ 1.579
Divorced or separated 31.3
CI 25.5/37.1
SE 2.946
x 1.226
CI
1.000/ 1.471
Average group rate excluding best group rate 32.2
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SE 4.458
x 1.193
CI 1.000/ 1.528

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 Marital Status — 2010
  • The best group rate for this objective, 38.4% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 31.3% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were divorced or separated.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 7.1 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.226 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.193 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 32.2% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2010

Persons who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 38.4% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.161 times the rate among persons who were widowed.
  • 1.194 times the rate among persons who were never married.
  • 1.226 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
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