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Disparities Data Details TU-1.1 by Health Insurance Status for 2008

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2008
TU-1.1 : Adult cigarette smoking (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 20.6 (2008)
2020 Target: 12.0
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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 Health Insurance Status for TU-1.1

TU-1.1 Reduce cigarette smoking by adults

Adult cigarette smoking (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 20.6 (2008)
2020 Target: 12.0
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Health Insurance Status 2008 Disparity
Private 17.8
CI 16.9/18.8
SE 0.493
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Uninsured 32.9
CI 30.9/34.9
SE 1.017
÷ 1.843
CI
1.000/ 1.974
Public 34.7
CI 32.1/37.4
SE 1.353
÷ 1.946
CI
1.000/ 2.105
Average group rate excluding best group rate 29.3
...
SE 1.244
÷ 1.644
CI 1.000/ 1.786

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 Health Insurance Status — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 17.8% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged under 65 years with private insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 34.7% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged under 65 years with public insurance.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 16.9 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.946 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other health insurance status groups (excluding the best), 29.3% (age adjusted), was 1.644 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2008

Persons aged under 65 years with private insurance achieved the best group rate for this objective, 17.8% (age adjusted).

  • The rate among insured persons aged under 65 years was 1.142 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among uninsured persons aged under 65 years was 1.843 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged under 65 years with public insurance was 1.946 times the best group rate.
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