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Disparities Data Details HDS-20.2 by Marital Status for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2013-16
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Marital Status 2013-16 Disparity
Married 31.0
CI 21.4/42.6
SE 4.988
x 1.000
Best rate
Widowed 26.4
CI 17.1/38.4
SE 3.876
x 1.176
CI
1.000/ 1.683
Divorced or separated 13.0
CI 4.4/32.5
SE 3.080
x 2.380
CI
1.000/ 3.809
Average group rate excluding best group rate 19.7
...
SE 4.951
x 1.574
CI 1.000/ 2.571

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 — 2013-16
  • The best group rate for this objective, 31.0% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 13.0% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were divorced or separated.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 18.0 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 2.380 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.574 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 19.7% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2013-16

Persons who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 31.0% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.176 times the rate among persons who were widowed.
  • 2.380 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
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