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Disparities Data Details OH-7 by Family Income (percent poverty threshold) for 2016

Disparities Details by Family Income (percent poverty threshold) 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 Family Income (percent poverty threshold) 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
Family Income (percent poverty threshold) 2016 Disparity
400+ 55.8
CI 54.1/57.4
SE 0.835
x 1.000
Best rate
200-399 39.3
CI 37.5/41.0
SE 0.885
x 1.421
CI
1.000/ 1.486
100-199 30.2
CI 28.3/32.2
SE 0.996
x 1.848
CI
1.000/ 1.962
<100 29.4
CI 27.5/31.3
SE 0.977
x 1.900
CI
1.000/ 2.018
Average group rate excluding best group rate 32.9
...
SE 1.168
x 1.694
CI 1.000/ 1.805

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 Family Income (percent poverty threshold) — 2016
  • The best group rate for this objective, 55.8% (age adjusted), was attained by persons whose family incomes were 400+% of the poverty threshold.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 29.4% (age adjusted), was attained by persons whose family incomes were <100% of the poverty threshold.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 26.4 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.900 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.694 times the average rate for all other family income groups (excluding the best), 32.9% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Family Income (percent poverty threshold) — 2016

Persons whose family incomes were 400+% of the poverty threshold achieved the best group rate for this objective, 55.8% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.421 times the rate among persons whose family incomes were 200-399% of the poverty threshold.
  • 1.848 times the rate among persons whose family incomes were 100-199% of the poverty threshold.
  • 1.900 times the rate among persons whose family incomes were <100% of the poverty threshold.
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