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Disparities Data Details HDS-20.2 by Marital Status for 2009-12

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2009-12
HDS-20.2 : Adults who have had a stroke 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): 33.4 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 56.1 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 Marital Status for HDS-20.2

HDS-20.2 Increase the proportion of adults who have had a stroke who have their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol at or below recommended levels

Adults who have had a stroke who have their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol at or below recommended levels (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 33.4 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 56.1 1, 2
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Marital Status 2009-12 Disparity
Never married 94.3
CI 0.1/100.0
SE 4.046
x 1.000
Best rate
Married 55.7
CI 32.7/76.5
SE 11.061
x 1.692
CI
1.000/ 2.362
Divorced or separated 11.6
CI 6.2/20.5
SE 3.017
x 8.145
CI
1.000/12.576
Widowed 9.2
CI 4.7/17.3
SE 2.570
x 10.271
CI
1.000/16.365
Average group rate excluding best group rate 25.5
...
SE 8.308
x 3.698
CI 1.000/ 6.349

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 Marital Status — 2009-12
  • The best group rate for this objective, 94.3% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were never married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 9.2% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 85.1 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 10.271 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 3.698 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 25.5% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2009-12

Persons who were never married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 94.3% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.692 times the rate among persons who were married.
  • 8.145 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
  • 10.271 times the rate among persons who were widowed.
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