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Disparities Data Details OH-7 by Race and Ethnicity for 2016

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity 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 Race and Ethnicity 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
Race and Ethnicity 2016 Disparity
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 49.0
CI 47.5/50.5
SE 0.759
x 1.000
Best rate
Asian only 43.8
CI 40.4/47.1
SE 1.695
x 1.120
CI
1.000/ 1.199
2 or more races 42.6
CI 38.0/47.3
SE 2.367
x 1.152
CI
1.000/ 1.266
Hispanic or Latino 33.0
CI 31.1/35.0
SE 1.014
x 1.484
CI
1.000/ 1.570
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 29.9
CI 28.3/31.7
SE 0.860
x 1.637
CI
1.000/ 1.727
American Indian or Alaska Native only 24.4
CI 18.1/32.1
SE 3.557
x 2.008
CI
1.000/ 2.556
Average group rate excluding best group rate 34.7
...
SE 2.392
x 1.411
CI 1.000/ 1.584

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2016
  • The best group rate for this objective, 49.0% (age adjusted), was attained by White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 24.4% (age adjusted), was attained by American Indian or Alaska Native only persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 24.6 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 2.008 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.411 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 34.7% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2016

White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 49.0% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.120 times the rate for the Asian only population.
  • 1.152 times the rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • 1.484 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.637 times the rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 2.008 times the rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population.
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