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Disparities Data Details HDS-20.1 by Marital Status for 2005-08

Disparities Details by Marital 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 Marital 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
Marital Status 2005-08 Disparity
Widowed 78.7
CI 66.8/87.2
SE 4.627
x 1.000
Best rate
Married 63.2
CI 47.8/76.4
SE 7.134
x 1.245
CI
1.000/ 1.535
Divorced or separated 46.5
CI 26.5/67.8
SE 9.972
x 1.693
CI
1.000/ 2.440
Average group rate excluding best group rate 54.9
...
SE 12.261
x 1.435
CI 1.000/ 2.098

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 Marital Status — 2005-08
  • The best group rate for this objective, 78.7% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 46.5% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were divorced or separated.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 32.2 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.693 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.435 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 54.9% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2005-08

Persons who were widowed achieved the best group rate for this objective, 78.7% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.245 times the rate among persons who were married.
  • 1.693 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
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