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Disparities Data Details HDS-11 by Veteran Status for 2005-08

Disparities Details by Veteran Status for 2005-08
HDS-11 : Adults with hypertension taking medication to lower blood pressure (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 63.2 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 69.5 1, 3
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 Veteran Status for HDS-11

HDS-11 Increase the proportion of adults with hypertension who are taking the prescribed medications to lower their blood pressure

Adults with hypertension taking medication to lower blood pressure (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 63.2 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 69.5 1, 3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Veteran Status 2005-08 2 Disparity
Veteran 64.0
CI 55.0/72.1
SE 4.223
x 1.000
Best rate
Non-veteran 63.1
CI 59.8/66.2
SE 1.558
x 1.014
CI
1.000/ 1.139

2 Baseline has been revised. See Data Details for more information.

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 Veteran Status — 2005-08
  • The better group rate for this objective, 64.0% (age adjusted), was attained by veterans.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 63.1% (age adjusted), was attained by non-veterans.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Veteran Status — 2005-08

Veterans achieved the better group rate for this objective, 64.0% (age adjusted).

The better group rate was <1.1 times the rate among non-veterans.

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