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Disparities Data Details HDS-12 by Marital Status for 2009-12

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2009-12
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 2009-12 Disparity
Cohabiting partner 54.7
CI 42.9/66.0
SE 5.699
x 1.000
Best rate
Widowed 51.8
CI 24.2/78.3
SE 14.907
x 1.057
CI
1.000/ 1.748
Married 51.3
CI 46.5/56.1
SE 2.373
x 1.066
CI
1.000/ 1.286
Divorced or separated 49.9
CI 42.4/57.5
SE 3.727
x 1.095
CI
1.000/ 1.352
Never married 39.1
CI 29.9/49.1
SE 4.763
x 1.399
CI
1.000/ 1.821
Average group rate excluding best group rate 48.0
...
SE 9.389
x 1.139
CI 1.000/ 1.640

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 — 2009-12
  • The best group rate for this objective, 54.7% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 20 years and over who were living with a cohabiting partner.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 39.1% (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 15.6 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.399 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.139 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 48.0% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2009-12

Persons aged 20 years and over who were living with a cohabiting partner achieved the best group rate for this objective, 54.7% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 20 years and over who were widowed.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 20 years and over who were married.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 20 years and over who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.399 times the rate among persons aged 20 years and over who were never married.
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