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Disparities Data Details HDS-15.2 by Race and Ethnicity for 2008-09

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2008-09
HDS-15.2 : Physician office visits by men with no history of cardiovascular disease that include prescription of aspirin or other antiplatelet medication (percent, 45-79 years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 15.9 (2006–07)
2020 Target: 19.5 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS), 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 Race and Ethnicity for HDS-15.2

HDS-15.2 Increase aspirin use as recommended among men aged 45 to 79 years with no history of cardiovascular disease

Physician office visits by men with no history of cardiovascular disease that include prescription of aspirin or other antiplatelet medication (percent, 45-79 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 15.9 (2006–07)
2020 Target: 19.5 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Race and Ethnicity 2008-09 Disparity
White only 18.5
CI 15.8/21.2
SE 1.391
x 1.000
Best rate
Not Hispanic or Latino 18.0
CI 15.2/20.9
SE 1.475
x 1.026
CI
1.000/ 1.232
Hispanic or Latino 15.8
CI 10.4/21.1
SE 2.735
x 1.173
CI
1.000/ 1.601
Black or African American only 14.3
CI 7.9/20.7
SE 3.283
x 1.296
CI
1.000/ 1.929
Average group rate excluding best group rate 16.0
...
SE 3.196
x 1.155
CI 1.000/ 1.639

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2008-09
  • The best group rate for this objective, 18.5%, was attained by White only persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 14.3%, was attained by Black or African American only persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 4.2 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.296 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.155 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 16.0%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2008-09

White only persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 18.5%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate for the Not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.173 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.296 times the rate for the Black or African American only population.
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