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Disparities Data Details OH-14.3 by Educational Attainment for 2015-16

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment for 2015-16
OH-14.3 : Adults who were tested or referred for glycemic control by a dentist (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 5.7 (2011–12)
2020 Target: 7.3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase 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 Educational Attainment for OH-14.3

OH-14.3 Increase the proportion of adults who were tested or referred for glycemic control from a dentist or dental hygienist in the past year

Adults who were tested or referred for glycemic control by a dentist (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 5.7 (2011–12)
2020 Target: 7.3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Educational Attainment 2015-16 Disparity
< High school 9.9
CI 6.5/13.2
SE 1.578
x 1.000
Best rate
High school (including GED or equivalent) 6.7
CI 4.2/9.3
SE 1.204
x 1.467
CI
1.000/ 2.178
More than high school 6.0
CI 4.4/7.6
SE 0.754
x 1.655
CI
1.000/ 2.315
Average group rate excluding best group rate 6.3
...
SE 1.421
x 1.555
CI 1.000/ 2.447

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 Educational Attainment — 2015-16
  • The best group rate for this objective, 9.9%, was attained by persons with a less than high school education.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 6.0%, was attained by persons with a more than high school education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 3.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.655 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.555 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 6.3%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2015-16

Persons with a less than high school education achieved the best group rate for this objective, 9.9%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.467 times the rate among persons with high school (including GED or equivalent) education.
  • 1.655 times the rate among persons with a more than high school education.
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