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Disparities Data Details HDS-11 by Educational Attainment for 2009-12

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment for 2009-12
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 Educational Attainment 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
Educational Attainment 2009-12 Disparity
College graduate or above 74.1
CI 67.7/79.6
SE 2.927
x 1.000
Best rate
Some college or AA degree 71.7
CI 65.8/76.9
SE 2.738
x 1.034
CI
1.000/ 1.132
< High school 68.6
CI 63.1/73.7
SE 2.602
x 1.080
CI
1.000/ 1.182
High school (including GED or equivalent) 67.4
CI 60.3/73.9
SE 3.364
x 1.099
CI
1.000/ 1.220
Average group rate excluding best group rate 69.2
...
SE 3.576
x 1.070
CI 1.000/ 1.191

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, 74.1% (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, 67.4% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with high school (including GED or equivalent) education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 6.7 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 educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 69.2% (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, 74.1% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college or AA degree.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with high school (including GED or equivalent) education.
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