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Disparities Data Details HDS-20.1 by Marital Status for 2009-12

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2009-12
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 2009-12 Disparity
Married 55.7
CI 39.8/70.5
SE 7.755
x 1.000
Best rate
Cohabiting partner 55.0
CI 0.0/100.0
SE 15.865
x 1.012
CI
1.000/ 1.714
Divorced or separated 48.6
CI 21.8/76.3
SE 13.887
x 1.145
CI
1.000/ 1.931
Widowed 41.3
CI 20.4/66.0
SE 11.365
x 1.347
CI
1.000/ 2.237
Average group rate excluding best group rate 48.3
...
SE 16.936
x 1.152
CI 1.000/ 2.143

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 — 2009-12
  • The best group rate for this objective, 55.7% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 41.3% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 14.4 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.347 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.152 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 48.3% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2009-12

Persons who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 55.7% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were living with a cohabiting partner.
  • 1.145 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.347 times the rate among persons who were widowed.
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