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Population Research and Policy Review

, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 303–306 | Cite as

Correction to: Disparities in Healthcare Utilization Among Adults with Obesity in the United States, Findings from the NHIS: 2006–2015

  • Judith D. WeissmanEmail author
  • David Russell
  • Patricia Ansah
  • Melanie Jay
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Correction to: Population Research and Policy Review  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11113-018-09507-w

In the original publication of the article the Table 1 header has been switched. The corrected Table is provided in this correction article.
Table 1

Sociodemographic variables, type of health coverage, survey year, and utilization indicators in adults with obesity aged 18–64 years in the United States, NHIS: 2006–2015

Characteristic

Greater than or equal to 30 body mass index

Less than 30 body mass index

Rao Scott Chi square P value

(Weighted percent) (confidence interval)

 

Overall

31.2% (30.9–31.5)

68.7% (68.4–69.0%)

 

Serious psychological distress

4.6% (4.3–4.8%)

2.9% (2.7–3.0%)

< 0.0001

Age-group in years

 18–44

52.3% (51.7–52.9%)

60.8% (60.3–61.3%)

< 0.0001

 45–64

47.6% (47.0–48.2%)

39.1% (38.6–39.6%)

 

Race/ethnicity

 Hispanic

17.2% (16.5–17.9%)

15.3% (14.8–15.7%)

< 0.0001

 Non-Hispanic white

64.2% (63.3–65.0%)

66.9% (66.2–67.5%)

 

 Non-Hispanic black

16.4% (15.8–17.1%)

10.9% (10.5–11.3%)

 

Education level

 No high school diploma

14.6% (14.1–15.0%)

11.7% (11.4–12.1%)

< 0.0001

 High school graduate

29.4% (28.9–29.9%)

23.8% (23.4–24.3%)

 

 Some college

32.6% (32.1–33.2%)

28.7% (28.2–29.1%)

 

 College degree and more

23.2% (22.7–23.8%)

35.6% (34.9–36.2%)

 

Chronic health conditions

 Heart disease

10.1% (9.8–10.4%)

6.3% (6.2–6.5%)

< 0.0001

 Diabetes

12.6% (12.3–12.9%)

3.6% (3.4–3.7%)

< 0.0001

 Cancer

4.3% (4.1–4.5%)

3.2% (3.1–3.4%)

 

 COPD

6.2% (5.9–6.4%)

3.3% (3.2–3.5%)

 

 Stroke

2.0% (1.9–2.1%)

1.1% (1.1–1.2%)

< 0.0001

Poverty index ratio

 Less than 100% of the Federal Poverty Line

15.1% (14.7–15.5%)

13.2% (12.7–13.6%)

< 0.0001

 100–199% of the Federal Poverty Line

19.6% (19.2–20.1%)

16.8% (16.5–17.1%)

 

 200–399% of the Federal Poverty Line

30.5% (30.1–31.0%)

28.6% (28.2–29.0%)

 

 400% or more of the Federal Poverty Line

34.5% (33.8–35.2%)

41.3% (40.5–42.0%)

 

Place of healthcare

 Clinic

22.3% (21.6–23.0%)

21.1% (20.5–21.6%)

< 0.0001

 Doctor’s office

72.8% (72.0–73.5%)

73.9% (73.3–74.4%)

 

 Emergency room

1.5% (1.4–1.6%)

1.3% (1.3–1.4%)

 

 Outpatient department

1.4% (1.3–1.6%)

1.3% (1.2–1.4%)

 

 Some other place

0.93% (0.84–1.0%)

1.1% (1.0–1.2%)

 

 Doesn’t go to one place most often

0.91% (0.79–1.0%)

1.0% (1.0–1.1%)

 

Healthcare type

 No coverage

20.6% (20.1–21.1%)

20.3% (19.9–20.7%)

< 0.0001

 Medicaid

11.6% (11.2–12.1%)

7.8% (7.5–8.1%)

 

 Private insurance

67.3% (66.6–68.0%)

71.5% (70.9–72.0%)

 

 Medicaid and private insurance

0.35% (0.29–.40%)

  

Health care utilization indicators

 A year since having seen a doctor

18.5% (18.1–18.9%)

20.5% (20.5–20.8%)

< 0.0001

 Does not have a doctor–does not need one

84.8% (84.4–85.2%)

81.1% (80.7–81.5%)

< 0.0001

 Could not get an appointment soon enough

6.7% (6.5–7.0%)

5.6% (5.4–5.7%)

< 0.0001

 Waited too long in the doctor’s office

5.2% (5.0–5.4%)

4.2% (4.0–4.3%)

< 0.0001

 Saw a doctor ten times or more in the last 12 months

14.1% (13.7–14.4%)

9.1% (8.9–9.3%)

< 0.0001

Notes

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology, New York State Psychiatric InstituteNew York, New YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of SociologyAppalachian State UniversityBooneUSA
  3. 3.City University of New YorkBrooklyn CollegeKings CountyUSA
  4. 4.Department of Population Health and MedicineNew York UniversityNew York County, New York CityUSA
  5. 5.Veterans Health AffairsNew York HarborNew York County, New York CityUSA

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