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Disparities Data Details HDS-16.3 by Educational Attainment for 2017

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment for 2017
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Educational Attainment 2017 Disparity
4-year college degree 96.3
CI 95.7/97.0
SE 0.336
x 1.000
Best rate
Associates degree 95.4
CI 94.4/96.4
SE 0.500
x 1.010
CI
1.000/ 1.020
Some college 95.4
CI 94.6/96.1
SE 0.393
x 1.010
CI
1.000/ 1.019
Advanced degree 95.2
CI 94.3/96.2
SE 0.485
x 1.012
CI
1.000/ 1.022
High school 94.6
CI 93.9/95.3
SE 0.372
x 1.018
CI
1.000/ 1.027
< High school 92.7
CI 91.4/94.0
SE 0.666
x 1.039
CI
1.000/ 1.053
Average group rate excluding best group rate 94.7
...
SE 0.553
x 1.017
CI 1.000/ 1.029

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 — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 96.3% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a 4-year college degree.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 92.7% (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 3.6 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), 94.7% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2017

Persons aged 25 years and over with a 4-year college degree achieved the best group rate for this objective, 96.3% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <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 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 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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