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Disparities Data Details HDS-16.3 by Educational Attainment for 2008

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment for 2008
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 Educational Attainment 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
Educational Attainment 2008 2 Disparity
4-year college degree 93.3
CI 92.3/94.3
SE 0.509
x 1.000
Best rate
Some college 92.6
CI 91.5/93.8
SE 0.583
x 1.008
CI
1.000/ 1.021
Advanced degree 92.3
CI 90.8/93.8
SE 0.771
x 1.011
CI
1.000/ 1.027
Associates degree 91.8
CI 90.3/93.3
SE 0.765
x 1.016
CI
1.000/ 1.033
High school 91.7
CI 90.8/92.7
SE 0.492
x 1.017
CI
1.000/ 1.030
< High school 87.9
CI 86.3/89.5
SE 0.807
x 1.062
CI
1.000/ 1.080
Average group rate excluding best group rate 91.3
...
SE 0.777
x 1.022
CI 1.000/ 1.039

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 Educational Attainment — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 93.3% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a 4-year college degree.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 87.9% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 5.4 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 educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 91.3% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2008

Persons aged 25 years and over with a 4-year college degree achieved the best group rate for this objective, 93.3% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college education.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with an associates degree.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a high school education.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
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