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Disparities Data Details HDS-17.2 by Sexual Orientation for 2014

Disparities Details by Sexual Orientation for 2014
HDS-17.2 : Adults who are aware of stroke symptoms (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 53.9 (2009)
2020 Target: 59.3
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-17.2

HDS-17.2 Increase the proportion of adults aged 20 years and older who are aware of the early warning symptoms and signs of a stroke

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

2020 Baseline (year): 53.9 (2009)
2020 Target: 59.3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Sexual Orientation 2014 Disparity
Gay/Lesbian 70.7
CI 65.5/76.0
SE 2.689
x 1.000
Best rate
Straight 68.6
CI 67.8/69.4
SE 0.421
x 1.031
CI
1.000/ 1.098
Bisexual 64.9
CI 56.8/73.0
SE 4.140
x 1.090
CI
1.000/ 1.231
Average group rate excluding best group rate 66.8
...
SE 4.162
x 1.059
CI 1.000/ 1.194

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, 70.7%, was attained by persons identifying as gay/lesbian.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 64.9%, was attained by persons identifying as bisexual.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 5.8 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), 66.8%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sexual Orientation — 2014

Persons identifying as gay/lesbian achieved the best group rate for this objective, 70.7%.

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.
FootnotesShow Footnotes