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Disparities Data Details OH-3.1 by Educational Attainment for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment 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 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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Educational Attainment 2013-16 Disparity
More than high school 19.3
CI 16.1/22.9
SE 1.667
÷ 1.000
Best rate
High school (including GED or equivalent) 43.8
CI 36.0/52.0
SE 3.933
÷ 2.272
CI
1.000/ 2.788
< High school 46.0
CI 38.8/53.4
SE 3.591
÷ 2.384
CI
1.000/ 2.887
Average group rate excluding best group rate 44.9
...
SE 5.325
÷ 2.328
CI 1.000/ 2.963

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 — 2013-16
  • The best group rate for this objective, 19.3%, was attained by persons with a more than high school education.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 46.0%, was attained by persons with a less than high school education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 26.7 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.384 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 44.9%, was 2.328 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2013-16

Persons with a more than high school education achieved the best group rate for this objective, 19.3%.

  • The rate among persons high school (including GED or equivalent) education was 2.272 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons a less than high school education was 2.384 times the best group rate.
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