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Disparities Data Details HDS-16.1 by Marital Status for 2008

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2008
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.

2020 Baseline (year): 37.2 (2008)
2020 Target: 40.9 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), 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-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)

2020 Baseline (year): 37.2 (2008)
2020 Target: 40.9 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Marital Status 2008 2 Disparity
Widowed 41.6
CI 31.9/51.3
SE 4.943
x 1.000
Best rate
Married 39.1
CI 37.7/40.5
SE 0.702
x 1.066
CI
1.000/ 1.298
Divorced or separated 35.2
CI 32.0/38.3
SE 1.610
x 1.184
CI
1.000/ 1.460
Cohabiting partner 33.4
CI 29.8/37.1
SE 1.844
x 1.245
CI
1.000/ 1.544
Never married 32.5
CI 30.3/34.8
SE 1.130
x 1.279
CI
1.000/ 1.568
Average group rate excluding best group rate 35.1
...
SE 1.608
x 1.188
CI 1.000/ 1.464

2 Baseline has been revised. See Data Details for more information.

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 — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 41.6% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 32.5% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 9.1 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.279 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.188 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 35.1% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2008

Persons who were widowed achieved the best group rate for this objective, 41.6% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were married.
  • 1.184 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.245 times the rate among persons who were living with a cohabiting partner.
  • 1.279 times the rate among persons who were never married.
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