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Disparities Data Details OH-3.1 by Health Insurance Status for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2013-16
OH-3.1 : Adults with untreated dental decay (percent, 35–44 years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 27.8 (1999-2004)
2020 Target: 25.0 1
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 Health Insurance Status for OH-3.1

OH-3.1 Reduce the proportion of adults aged 35 to 44 years with untreated dental decay

Adults with untreated dental decay (percent, 35–44 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 27.8 (1999-2004)
2020 Target: 25.0 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Health Insurance Status 2013-16 Disparity
Private 18.5
CI 15.0/22.7
SE 1.893
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Public 40.1
CI 34.7/45.7
SE 2.722
÷ 2.162
CI
1.000/ 2.645
Uninsured 47.9
CI 42.5/53.4
SE 2.682
÷ 2.585
CI
1.000/ 3.131
Average group rate excluding best group rate 44.0
...
SE 3.821
÷ 2.374
CI 1.000/ 2.959

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 Health Insurance Status — 2013-16
  • The best group rate for this objective, 18.5%, was attained by persons with private insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 47.9%, was attained by uninsured persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 29.4 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.585 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other health insurance status groups (excluding the best), 44.0%, was 2.374 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2013-16

Persons with private insurance achieved the best group rate for this objective, 18.5%.

  • The rate among persons with public insurance was 2.162 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among uninsured persons was 2.585 times the best group rate.
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