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Disparities Data Details HDS-17.2 by Age Group for 2009

Disparities Details by Age Group for 2009
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 Age Group 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
Age Group 2009 Disparity
45-64 years 58.0
CI 56.6/59.4
SE 0.697
x 1.000
Best rate
65 years and over 53.8
CI 52.1/55.6
SE 0.905
x 1.077
CI
1.000/ 1.115
20-44 years 51.2
CI 50.0/52.5
SE 0.646
x 1.132
CI
1.000/ 1.165
Average group rate excluding best group rate 52.5
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SE 1.112
x 1.104
CI 1.000/ 1.149

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 Age Group — 2009
  • The best group rate for this objective, 58.0%, was attained by persons aged 45-64 years.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 51.2%, was attained by persons aged 20-44 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 6.8 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.132 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.104 times the average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 52.5%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2009

Persons aged 45-64 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 58.0%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 65 years and over.
  • 1.132 times the rate among persons aged 20-44 years.
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