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Disparities Data Details HDS-17.3 by Sexual Orientation for 2014

Disparities Details by Sexual Orientation for 2014
HDS-17.3 : Adults who are aware of the importance of calling 9–1–1 for a stroke (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 92.7 (2009)
2020 Target: 94.7
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-17.3

HDS-17.3 Increase the proportion of adults aged 20 years and older who are aware of the importance of accessing rapid emergency care for a stroke by calling 9–1–1 or another emergency number

Adults who are aware of the importance of calling 9–1–1 for a stroke (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 92.7 (2009)
2020 Target: 94.7
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Sexual Orientation 2014 Disparity
Bisexual 97.1
CI 94.9/99.2
SE 1.109
x 1.000
Best rate
Gay/Lesbian 96.8
CI 94.9/98.8
SE 0.992
x 1.003
CI
1.000/ 1.028
Straight 95.2
CI 94.8/95.7
SE 0.239
x 1.019
CI
1.000/ 1.039
Average group rate excluding best group rate 96.0
...
SE 1.020
x 1.011
CI 1.000/ 1.037

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, 97.1%, was attained by persons identifying as bisexual.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 95.2%, was attained by persons identifying as straight.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 1.8 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), 96.0%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sexual Orientation — 2014

Persons identifying as bisexual achieved the best group rate for this objective, 97.1%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying as gay/lesbian.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying as straight.
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