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Disparities Data Details TU-1.1 by Country of Birth for 2018

Disparities Details by Country of Birth for 2018
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 Country of Birth 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
Country of Birth 2018 Disparity
Outside US 7.8
CI 6.8/8.8
SE 0.514
÷ 1.000
Best rate
US 15.6
CI 14.9/16.3
SE 0.339
÷ 1.992
CI
1.000/ 2.232

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 Country of Birth — 2018
  • The better group rate for this objective, 7.8% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were born outside the US.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 15.6% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were born in the US.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 7.8 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.992 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Country of Birth — 2018

Persons born outside the US achieved the better group rate for this objective, 7.8% (age adjusted).

The rate among persons born in the US was 1.992 times the better group rate.

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