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Disparities Data Details HDS-20.1 by Health Insurance Status for 2005-08

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2005-08
HDS-20.1 : Adults with coronary heart disease who have their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol at or below recommended levels (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 52.3 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 67.5 1, 2
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 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 Health Insurance Status for HDS-20.1

HDS-20.1 Increase the proportion of adults with coronary heart disease who have their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol at or below recommended levels

Adults with coronary heart disease who have their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol at or below recommended levels (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 52.3 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 67.5 1, 2
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Health Insurance Status 2005-08 Disparity
Private 55.1
CI 31.0/77.0
SE 11.498
x 1.000
Best rate
Public 43.9
CI 24.4/65.5
SE 9.660
x 1.255
CI
1.000/ 2.066
Uninsured 40.5
CI 18.6/66.9
SE 10.211
x 1.360
CI
1.000/ 2.331
Average group rate excluding best group rate 45.2
...
SE 11.514
x 1.219
CI 1.000/ 2.095

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 Health Insurance Status — 2005-08
  • The best group rate for this objective, 55.1% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged under 65 years with private insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 40.5% (age adjusted), was attained by uninsured persons aged under 65 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 14.6 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.360 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.219 times the average rate for all other health insurance status groups (excluding the best), 45.2% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2005-08

Persons aged under 65 years with private insurance achieved the best group rate for this objective, 55.1% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among insured persons aged under 65 years.
  • 1.255 times the rate among persons aged under 65 years with public insurance.
  • 1.360 times the rate among uninsured persons aged under 65 years.
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