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

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment 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 Educational Attainment 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
Educational Attainment 2009-12 Disparity
College graduate or above 53.6
CI 46.2/60.9
SE 3.650
x 1.000
Best rate
Some college or AA degree 52.4
CI 46.7/57.9
SE 2.758
x 1.025
CI
1.000/ 1.180
High school (including GED or equivalent) 48.0
CI 41.3/54.7
SE 3.305
x 1.119
CI
1.000/ 1.312
< High school 45.7
CI 38.9/52.7
SE 3.422
x 1.173
CI
1.000/ 1.385
Average group rate excluding best group rate 48.7
...
SE 3.889
x 1.102
CI 1.000/ 1.309

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, 53.6% (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, 45.7% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 7.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.173 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.102 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 48.7% (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, 53.6% (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.
  • 1.119 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with high school (including GED or equivalent) education.
  • 1.173 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
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