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Disparities Data Details HDS-20.1 by Educational Attainment for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment 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 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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Educational Attainment 2013-16 Disparity
College graduate or above 61.7
CI 29.6/86.1
SE 14.459
x 1.000
Best rate
< High school 49.7
CI 34.4/65.0
SE 7.508
x 1.243
CI
1.000/ 1.965
High school (including GED or equivalent) 40.3
CI 28.6/53.2
SE 5.863
x 1.532
CI
1.000/ 2.411
Average group rate excluding best group rate 45.0
...
SE 9.527
x 1.372
CI 1.000/ 2.306

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 — 2013-16
  • The best group rate for this objective, 61.7% (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, 40.3% (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 21.4 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.532 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.372 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 45.0% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2013-16

Persons aged 25 years and over with a college graduate or above education achieved the best group rate for this objective, 61.7% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.243 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • 1.532 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with high school (including GED or equivalent) education.
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