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Disparities Data Details HDS-16.2 by Marital Status for 2017

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2017
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Marital Status 2017 Disparity
Widowed 53.9
CI 46.0/61.8
SE 4.048
x 1.000
Best rate
Married 53.3
CI 51.9/54.7
SE 0.702
x 1.012
CI
1.000/ 1.147
Cohabiting partner 47.8
CI 44.5/51.1
SE 1.694
x 1.128
CI
1.000/ 1.293
Never married 46.2
CI 44.2/48.2
SE 1.025
x 1.166
CI
1.000/ 1.327
Divorced or separated 45.4
CI 42.4/48.4
SE 1.530
x 1.188
CI
1.000/ 1.360
Average group rate excluding best group rate 48.2
...
SE 1.501
x 1.119
CI 1.000/ 1.279

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 — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 53.9% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 45.4% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were divorced or separated.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 8.5 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.188 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.119 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 48.2% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2017

Persons who were widowed achieved the best group rate for this objective, 53.9% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

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