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Disparities Data Details HDS-12 by Marital Status for 2005-08

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2005-08
HDS-12 : Adults with hypertension whose blood pressure is under control (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 43.7 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 61.2 2
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 Marital Status for HDS-12

HDS-12 Increase the proportion of adults with hypertension whose blood pressure is under control

Adults with hypertension whose blood pressure is under control (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 43.7 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 61.2 2
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Marital Status 2005-08 1 Disparity
Widowed 57.6
CI 35.9/76.8
SE 10.627
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 47.7
CI 39.7/55.8
SE 3.972
x 1.209
CI
1.000/ 1.686
Married 46.1
CI 42.0/50.1
SE 1.995
x 1.251
CI
1.000/ 1.709
Cohabiting partner 37.7
CI 27.5/49.0
SE 5.209
x 1.530
CI
1.000/ 2.236
Never married 36.5
CI 30.3/43.2
SE 3.179
x 1.579
CI
1.000/ 2.208
Average group rate excluding best group rate 42.0
...
SE 4.359
x 1.373
CI 1.000/ 1.945

1 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 Marital Status — 2005-08
  • The best group rate for this objective, 57.6% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 20 years and over who were widowed.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 36.5% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 20 years and over who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 21.1 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.579 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.373 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 42.0% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2005-08

Persons aged 20 years and over who were widowed achieved the best group rate for this objective, 57.6% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.209 times the rate among persons aged 20 years and over who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.251 times the rate among persons aged 20 years and over who were married.
  • 1.530 times the rate among persons aged 20 years and over who were living with a cohabiting partner.
  • 1.579 times the rate among persons aged 20 years and over who were never married.
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