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Disparities Data Details HDS-12 by Educational Attainment for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment 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 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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Educational Attainment 2013-16 Disparity
Some college or AA degree 50.4
CI 45.0/55.9
SE 2.679
x 1.000
Best rate
College graduate or above 49.6
CI 43.3/55.9
SE 3.105
x 1.017
CI
1.000/ 1.164
High school (including GED or equivalent) 47.9
CI 41.6/54.2
SE 3.088
x 1.053
CI
1.000/ 1.209
< High school 46.4
CI 39.5/53.4
SE 3.410
x 1.087
CI
1.000/ 1.262
Average group rate excluding best group rate 47.9
...
SE 3.925
x 1.052
CI 1.000/ 1.235

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 — 2013-16
  • The best group rate for this objective, 50.4% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with some college or AA degree.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 46.4% (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 4.0 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), 47.9% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2013-16

Persons aged 25 years and over with some college or AA degree achieved the best group rate for this objective, 50.4% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

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