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Disparities Data Details HDS-12 by Marital Status for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2013-16
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Marital Status 2013-16 Disparity
Divorced or separated 51.7
CI 44.7/58.6
SE 3.435
x 1.000
Best rate
Married 49.7
CI 44.9/54.6
SE 2.384
x 1.040
CI
1.000/ 1.190
Widowed 45.4
CI 22.1/71.0
SE 13.097
x 1.138
CI
1.000/ 1.852
Cohabiting partner 45.2
CI 34.9/55.9
SE 5.163
x 1.143
CI
1.000/ 1.421
Never married 40.2
CI 31.9/49.2
SE 4.255
x 1.285
CI
1.000/ 1.577
Average group rate excluding best group rate 45.1
...
SE 8.602
x 1.145
CI 1.000/ 1.596

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 — 2013-16
  • The best group rate for this objective, 51.7% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 20 years and over who were divorced or separated.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 40.2% (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 11.5 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.285 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.145 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 45.1% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2013-16

Persons aged 20 years and over who were divorced or separated achieved the best group rate for this objective, 51.7% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 20 years and over who were married.
  • 1.138 times the rate among persons aged 20 years and over who were widowed.
  • 1.143 times the rate among persons aged 20 years and over who were living with a cohabiting partner.
  • 1.285 times the rate among persons aged 20 years and over who were never married.
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