Visit coronavirus.gov for the latest Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) updates.

You are here

Disparities Data Details OH-7 by Educational Attainment for 2016

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment 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 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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Educational Attainment 2016 Disparity
Some college 54.0
CI 52.2/55.8
SE 0.911
x 1.000
Best rate
High school 31.1
CI 29.5/32.7
SE 0.812
x 1.737
CI
1.000/ 1.828
< High school 19.7
CI 17.5/22.2
SE 1.184
x 2.737
CI
1.000/ 3.032
Average group rate excluding best group rate 25.4
...
SE 1.436
x 2.125
CI 1.000/ 2.341

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 — 2016
  • The best group rate for this objective, 54.0% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with some college education.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 19.7% (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 34.3 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 2.737 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 2.125 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 25.4% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2016

Persons aged 25 years and over with some college education achieved the best group rate for this objective, 54.0% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.737 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a high school education.
  • 2.737 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
FootnotesShow Footnotes