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Disparities Data Details TU-1.1 by Health Insurance Status for 2014

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2014
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 2014 Disparity
Private 14.0
CI 13.1/14.9
SE 0.443
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Uninsured 27.8
CI 26.0/29.7
SE 0.941
÷ 1.988
CI
1.000/ 2.145
Public 29.7
CI 27.9/31.4
SE 0.878
÷ 2.119
CI
1.000/ 2.276
Average group rate excluding best group rate 28.7
...
SE 1.287
÷ 2.053
CI 1.000/ 2.247

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 — 2014
  • The best group rate for this objective, 14.0% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged under 65 years with private insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 29.7% (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 15.7 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.119 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other health insurance status groups (excluding the best), 28.7% (age adjusted), was 2.053 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2014

Persons aged under 65 years with private insurance achieved the best group rate for this objective, 14.0% (age adjusted).

  • The rate among uninsured persons aged under 65 years was 1.988 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged under 65 years with public insurance was 2.119 times the best group rate.
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