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Disparities Data Details HDS-20.1 by Age Group for 2005-08

Disparities Details by Age Group 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 Age Group 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
Age Group 2005-08 Disparity
65 years and over 66.4
CI 57.2/74.5
SE 4.255
x 1.000
Best rate
20-44 years 57.0
CI 28.3/81.6
SE 12.114
x 1.166
CI
1.000/ 1.680
45-64 years 47.8
CI 38.2/57.6
SE 4.715
x 1.389
CI
1.000/ 1.685
Average group rate excluding best group rate 52.4
...
SE 12.999
x 1.268
CI 1.000/ 1.932

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 Age Group — 2005-08
  • The best group rate for this objective, 66.4%, was attained by persons aged 65 years and over.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 47.8%, was attained by persons aged 45-64 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 18.6 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.389 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.268 times the average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 52.4%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2005-08

Persons aged 65 years and over achieved the best group rate for this objective, 66.4%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.166 times the rate among persons aged 20-44 years.
  • 1.389 times the rate among persons aged 45-64 years.
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