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Disparities Data Details HDS-16.2 by Marital Status for 2014

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2014
HDS-16.2 : Adults who are aware of heart attack symptoms (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 39.6 (2008)
2020 Target: 43.6 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-16.2

HDS-16.2 Increase the proportion of adults aged 20 years and older who are aware of the early warning symptoms and signs of a heart attack

Adults who are aware of heart attack symptoms (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 39.6 (2008)
2020 Target: 43.6 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Marital Status 2014 Disparity
Married 51.3
CI 50.0/52.5
SE 0.643
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 49.5
CI 46.4/52.5
SE 1.549
x 1.036
CI
1.000/ 1.095
Cohabiting partner 48.8
CI 45.7/51.9
SE 1.603
x 1.050
CI
1.000/ 1.113
Never married 46.9
CI 45.1/48.7
SE 0.932
x 1.093
CI
1.000/ 1.136
Widowed 45.1
CI 37.6/52.5
SE 3.778
x 1.138
CI
1.000/ 1.308
Average group rate excluding best group rate 47.6
...
SE 2.589
x 1.078
CI 1.000/ 1.181

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 — 2014
  • The best group rate for this objective, 51.3% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 45.1% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 6.2 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.138 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 47.6% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2014

Persons who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 51.3% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

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