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Disparities Data Details OH-7 by Obesity Status for 2016

Disparities Details by Obesity 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 Obesity 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
Obesity Status 2016 Disparity
Not obese 41.5
CI 40.1/42.9
SE 0.710
x 1.000
Best rate
Obese 36.4
CI 34.7/38.1
SE 0.874
x 1.141
CI
1.000/ 1.198

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 Obesity Status — 2016
  • The better group rate for this objective, 41.5% (age adjusted), was attained by persons identifying as not obese aged 20 years and over.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 36.4% (age adjusted), was attained by persons identifying as obese aged 20 years and over.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 5.1 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.141 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Obesity Status — 2016

Persons identifying as not obese aged 20 years and over achieved the better group rate for this objective, 41.5% (age adjusted).

The better group rate was 1.141 times the rate among persons identifying as obese aged 20 years and over.

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