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Disparities Data Details HDS-16.3 by Sexual Orientation for 2014

Disparities Details by Sexual Orientation for 2014
HDS-16.3 : Adults who are aware of the importance of calling 9–1–1 for a heart attack (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 91.8 (2008)
2020 Target: 93.8 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 Sexual Orientation for HDS-16.3

HDS-16.3 Increase the proportion of adults aged 20 years and older who are aware of the importance of accessing rapid emergency care for a heart attack by calling 9–1–1 or another emergency number

Adults who are aware of the importance of calling 9–1–1 for a heart attack (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 91.8 (2008)
2020 Target: 93.8 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Sexual Orientation 2014 Disparity
Gay/Lesbian 95.9
CI 94.0/97.9
SE 1.006
x 1.000
Best rate
Straight 93.3
CI 92.7/93.8
SE 0.269
x 1.029
CI
1.000/ 1.047
Bisexual 92.3
CI 88.8/95.8
SE 1.782
x 1.040
CI
1.000/ 1.078
Average group rate excluding best group rate 92.8
...
SE 1.802
x 1.034
CI 1.000/ 1.073

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 Sexual Orientation — 2014
  • The best group rate for this objective, 95.9%, was attained by persons identifying as gay/lesbian.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 92.3%, was attained by persons identifying as bisexual.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 3.7 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other sexual orientation groups (excluding the best), 92.8%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sexual Orientation — 2014

Persons identifying as gay/lesbian achieved the best group rate for this objective, 95.9%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying as straight.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying as bisexual.
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