Disparities Details by Sexual Orientation for 2014
HDS-16.1 : Adults who are aware of heart attack symptoms and the importance of calling 9–1–1 (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.
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 Sexual Orientation for HDS-16.1
HDS-16.1 Increase the proportion of adults aged 20 years and older who are aware of the early warning symptoms and signs of a heart attack and the importance of accessing rapid emergency care by calling 9–1–1 or another emergency number
Adults who are aware of heart attack symptoms and the importance of calling 9–1–1 (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)
|Average group rate excluding best group rate||
CI 1.000/ 1.316
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.
- The best group rate for this objective, 52.3%, was attained by persons identifying as gay/lesbian.
- The worst group rate for this objective, 46.9%, was attained by persons identifying as bisexual.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 5.4 percentage points.
- The best group rate was 1.116 times the worst group rate.
- The best group rate was 1.105 times the average rate for all other sexual orientation groups (excluding the best), 47.3%.
Persons identifying as gay/lesbian achieved the best group rate for this objective, 52.3%.
The best group rate was:
- <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying as straight.
- 1.116 times the rate among persons identifying as bisexual.