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Disparities Data Details OH-3.1 by Educational Attainment for 1999-2004

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment for 1999-2004
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
1999-2004
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-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
Educational Attainment 1999-2004 Disparity
More than high school 18.3
CI 15.4/21.2
SE 1.437
÷ 1.000
Best rate
High school (including GED or equivalent) 35.0
CI 29.1/41.0
SE 2.967
÷ 1.913
CI
1.000/ 2.313
< High school 50.4
CI 45.8/54.9
SE 2.245
÷ 2.749
CI
1.000/ 3.188
Average group rate excluding best group rate 42.7
...
SE 3.721
÷ 2.331
CI 1.000/ 2.826

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 — 1999-2004
  • The best group rate for this objective, 18.3%, was attained by persons with a more than high school education.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 50.4%, was attained by persons with a less than high school education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 32.0 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.749 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 42.7%, was 2.331 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 1999-2004

Persons with a more than high school education achieved the best group rate for this objective, 18.3%.

  • The rate among persons high school (including GED or equivalent) education was 1.913 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons a less than high school education was 2.749 times the best group rate.
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