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Disparities Data Details OA-6 by Marital Status for 2012

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2012
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 2012 Disparity
Married 43.2
CI 39.2/47.2
SE 2.042
x 1.000
Best rate
Never married 40.6
CI 29.7/51.5
SE 5.575
x 1.063
CI
1.000/ 1.350
Divorced or separated 38.1
CI 32.9/43.3
SE 2.661
x 1.134
CI
1.000/ 1.302
Widowed 32.8
CI 28.6/37.0
SE 2.136
x 1.317
CI
1.000/ 1.504
Average group rate excluding best group rate 37.2
...
SE 4.622
x 1.162
CI 1.000/ 1.446

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 — 2012
  • The best group rate for this objective, 43.2% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 32.8% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 10.4 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.317 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.162 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 37.2% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2012

Persons who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 43.2% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were never married.
  • 1.134 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.317 times the rate among persons who were widowed.
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