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Disparities Data Details TU-1.1 by Health Insurance Status for 2011

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2011
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 2011 Disparity
Private 15.6
CI 14.8/16.3
SE 0.384
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Uninsured 31.6
CI 30.0/33.2
SE 0.815
÷ 2.029
CI
1.000/ 2.151
Public 32.2
CI 30.4/33.9
SE 0.907
÷ 2.064
CI
1.000/ 2.196
Average group rate excluding best group rate 31.9
...
SE 1.220
÷ 2.047
CI 1.000/ 2.206

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 — 2011
  • The best group rate for this objective, 15.6% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged under 65 years with private insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 32.2% (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 16.6 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.064 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other health insurance status groups (excluding the best), 31.9% (age adjusted), was 2.047 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2011

Persons aged under 65 years with private insurance achieved the best group rate for this objective, 15.6% (age adjusted).

  • The rate among uninsured persons aged under 65 years was 2.029 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged under 65 years with public insurance was 2.064 times the best group rate.
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