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Disparities Data Details OA-6 by Marital Status for 2018

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2018
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Marital Status 2018 Disparity
Never married 43.0
CI 33.7/52.4
SE 4.787
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 42.8
CI 37.6/48.1
SE 2.687
x 1.005
CI
1.000/ 1.240
Married 41.0
CI 37.1/44.9
SE 1.995
x 1.050
CI
1.000/ 1.282
Widowed 39.6
CI 35.0/44.2
SE 2.336
x 1.086
CI
1.000/ 1.336
Cohabiting partner 38.4
CI 20.4/56.4
SE 9.188
x 1.120
CI
1.000/ 1.729
Average group rate excluding best group rate 40.5
...
SE 5.805
x 1.064
CI 1.000/ 1.434

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 — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 43.0% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were never married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 38.4% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were living with a cohabiting partner.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 4.6 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.120 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 40.5% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2018

Persons who were never married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 43.0% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were married.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were widowed.
  • 1.120 times the rate among persons who were living with a cohabiting partner.
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