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Disparities Data Details HDS-20.1 by Educational Attainment for 2005-08

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment 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 Educational Attainment 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
Educational Attainment 2005-08 Disparity
College graduate or above 63.4
CI 34.3/85.2
SE 12.487
x 1.000
Best rate
Some college or AA degree 62.4
CI 41.7/79.4
SE 9.130
x 1.017
CI
1.000/ 1.522
< High school 42.6
CI 27.3/59.6
SE 7.992
x 1.488
CI
1.000/ 2.327
High school (including GED or equivalent) 40.7
CI 19.2/66.6
SE 11.522
x 1.557
CI
1.000/ 2.745
Average group rate excluding best group rate 48.6
...
SE 11.832
x 1.306
CI 1.000/ 2.185

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 Educational Attainment — 2005-08
  • The best group rate for this objective, 63.4% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a college graduate or above education.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 40.7% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with high school (including GED or equivalent) education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 22.7 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.557 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.306 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 48.6% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2005-08

Persons aged 25 years and over with a college graduate or above education achieved the best group rate for this objective, 63.4% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college or AA degree.
  • 1.488 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • 1.557 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with high school (including GED or equivalent) education.
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