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.
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)
|45-64 years|| 58.0
|65 years and over|| 53.8
|20-44 years|| 51.2
|Average group rate excluding best group rate||
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.
- 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%.
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.