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Disparities Data Details HDS-20.1 by Veteran Status for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Veteran Status for 2013-16
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 Veteran 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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Veteran Status 2013-16 Disparity
Non-veteran 49.8
CI 40.2/59.3
SE 4.726
x 1.000
Best rate
Veteran 21.6
CI 15.8/28.9
SE 2.945
x 2.300
CI
1.000/ 3.023

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 Veteran Status — 2013-16
  • The better group rate for this objective, 49.8% (age adjusted), was attained by non-veterans.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 21.6% (age adjusted), was attained by veterans.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 28.1 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 2.300 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Veteran Status — 2013-16

Non-veterans achieved the better group rate for this objective, 49.8% (age adjusted).

The better group rate was 2.300 times the rate among veterans.

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