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Disparities Data Details HDS-20.1 by Educational Attainment for 2009-12

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment 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 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 2009-12 Disparity
High school (including GED or equivalent) 59.6
CI 40.7/76.0
SE 8.579
x 1.000
Best rate
< High school 39.9
CI 23.8/58.6
SE 8.655
x 1.492
CI
1.000/ 2.289
Some college or AA degree 39.6
CI 20.1/63.1
SE 10.894
x 1.504
CI
1.000/ 2.506
College graduate or above 26.6
CI 18.6/36.7
SE 4.213
x 2.236
CI
1.000/ 3.179
Average group rate excluding best group rate 35.4
...
SE 10.279
x 1.683
CI 1.000/ 2.869

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 — 2009-12
  • The best group rate for this objective, 59.6% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with high school (including GED or equivalent) education.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 26.6% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a college graduate or above education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 32.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 2.236 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.683 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 35.4% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2009-12

Persons aged 25 years and over with high school (including GED or equivalent) education achieved the best group rate for this objective, 59.6% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.492 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • 1.504 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college or AA degree.
  • 2.236 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a college graduate or above education.
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