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Disparities Data Details OH-7 by Educational Attainment for 2015

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment for 2015
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 Educational Attainment 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
Educational Attainment 2015 Disparity
Some college 57.7
CI 55.5/59.9
SE 1.127
x 1.000
Best rate
High school 34.1
CI 32.5/35.7
SE 0.821
x 1.694
CI
1.000/ 1.783
< High school 19.2
CI 17.3/21.2
SE 1.000
x 3.013
CI
1.000/ 3.302
Average group rate excluding best group rate 26.6
...
SE 1.294
x 2.169
CI 1.000/ 2.364

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 — 2015
  • The best group rate for this objective, 57.7% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with some college education.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 19.2% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 38.6 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 3.013 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 2.169 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 26.6% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2015

Persons aged 25 years and over with some college education achieved the best group rate for this objective, 57.7% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.694 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a high school education.
  • 3.013 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
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