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Disparities Data Details HDS-10.1 by Educational Attainment for 2009-12

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment for 2009-12
HDS-10.1 : Adults with hypertension who meet the recommended guidelines for BMI (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 18.0 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 21.6 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 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 Educational Attainment for HDS-10.1

HDS-10.1 Increase the proportion of adults with hypertension who meet the recommended guidelines for body mass index (BMI)

Adults with hypertension who meet the recommended guidelines for BMI (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 18.0 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 21.6 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Educational Attainment 2009-12 Disparity
College graduate or above 17.3
CI 12.1/24.2
SE 2.956
x 1.000
Best rate
Some college or AA degree 14.0
CI 10.5/18.4
SE 1.940
x 1.240
CI
1.000/ 1.781
High school (including GED or equivalent) 13.8
CI 10.3/18.3
SE 1.974
x 1.253
CI
1.000/ 1.807
< High school 13.0
CI 10.2/16.6
SE 1.570
x 1.327
CI
1.000/ 1.871
Average group rate excluding best group rate 13.6
...
SE 2.250
x 1.272
CI 1.000/ 1.881

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 Educational Attainment — 2009-12
  • The best group rate for this objective, 17.3% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a college graduate or above education.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 13.0% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 4.3 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.327 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.272 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 13.6% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2009-12

Persons aged 25 years and over with a college graduate or above education achieved the best group rate for this objective, 17.3% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.240 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college or AA degree.
  • 1.253 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with high school (including GED or equivalent) education.
  • 1.327 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
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