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Disparities Data Details OH-7 by Sex for 2016

Disparities Details by Sex 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 Sex 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
Sex 2016 Disparity
Female 46.3
CI 44.9/47.7
SE 0.703
x 1.000
Best rate
Male 40.2
CI 38.9/41.5
SE 0.662
x 1.151
CI
1.000/ 1.194

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 Sex — 2016
  • The better group rate for this objective, 46.3% (age adjusted), was attained by the female population.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 40.2% (age adjusted), was attained by the male population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 6.1 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.151 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2016

The female population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 46.3% (age adjusted).

The better group rate was 1.151 times the rate for the male population.

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