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Disparities Data Details D-13 by Age Group for 2015

Disparities Details by Age Group for 2015
D-13 : Self-monitoring of blood glucose at least once daily among adults with diagnosed diabetes (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 65.9 (2012)
2020 Target: 72.5 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), CDC/NCCDPHP
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 Age Group for D-13

D-13 Increase the proportion of adults with diabetes who perform self-blood glucose-monitoring at least once daily

Self-monitoring of blood glucose at least once daily among adults with diagnosed diabetes (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 65.9 (2012)
2020 Target: 72.5 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Age Group 2015 6 Disparity
65 years and over 63.5
CI 61.4/65.6
SE 1.056
x 1.000
Best rate
45-64 years 60.9
CI 58.4/63.3
SE 1.272
x 1.043
CI
1.000/ 1.090
18-44 years 58.4
CI 53.6/63.2
SE 2.456
x 1.087
CI
1.000/ 1.171
Average group rate excluding best group rate 59.7
...
SE 2.766
x 1.065
CI 1.000/ 1.154

6 Based on 38 States (including DC), excluding: AL, AK, ID, ME, MA, MS, MO, ND, OH, OR, SD, and WV.

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 Age Group — 2015
  • The best group rate for this objective, 63.5%, was attained by persons aged 65 years and over.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 58.4%, was attained by persons aged 18-44 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 5.1 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 59.7%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2015

Persons aged 65 years and over achieved the best group rate for this objective, 63.5%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 45-64 years.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 18-44 years.
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