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Disparities Data Details TU-1.1 by Health Insurance Status for 2015

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2015
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 2015 Disparity
Private 11.8
CI 11.1/12.5
SE 0.372
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Uninsured 27.4
CI 25.4/29.4
SE 1.019
÷ 2.321
CI
1.000/ 2.515
Public 27.8
CI 26.1/29.6
SE 0.891
÷ 2.361
CI
1.000/ 2.542
Average group rate excluding best group rate 27.6
...
SE 1.354
÷ 2.341
CI 1.000/ 2.576

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 — 2015
  • The best group rate for this objective, 11.8% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged under 65 years with private insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 27.8% (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 16.0 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.361 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other health insurance status groups (excluding the best), 27.6% (age adjusted), was 2.341 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2015

Persons aged under 65 years with private insurance achieved the best group rate for this objective, 11.8% (age adjusted).

  • The rate among uninsured persons aged under 65 years was 2.321 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged under 65 years with public insurance was 2.361 times the best group rate.
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