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Disparities Data Details OH-7 by Health Insurance Status for 2016

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2016
OH-7 : Children, adolescents, and adults who visited the dentist in the past year (age adjusted, percent, 2+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 44.5 (2007)
2020 Target: 49.0
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), AHRQ
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-7

OH-7 Increase the proportion of children, adolescents, and adults who used the oral health care system in the past year

Children, adolescents, and adults who visited the dentist in the past year (age adjusted, percent, 2+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 44.5 (2007)
2020 Target: 49.0
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Health Insurance Status 2016 Disparity
Private 48.9
CI 47.5/50.4
SE 0.751
x 1.000
Best rate
Public 31.1
CI 29.4/32.7
SE 0.833
x 1.575
CI
1.000/ 1.658
Uninsured 19.1
CI 15.7/23.0
SE 1.863
x 2.568
CI
1.000/ 3.022
Average group rate excluding best group rate 25.1
...
SE 2.040
x 1.953
CI 1.000/ 2.238

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 — 2016
  • The best group rate for this objective, 48.9% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged under 65 years with private insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 19.1% (age adjusted), was attained by uninsured persons aged under 65 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 29.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 2.568 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.953 times the average rate for all other health insurance status groups (excluding the best), 25.1% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2016

Persons aged under 65 years with private insurance achieved the best group rate for this objective, 48.9% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.575 times the rate among persons aged under 65 years with public insurance.
  • 2.568 times the rate among uninsured persons aged under 65 years.
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