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Disparities Data Details HDS-20.2 by Educational Attainment for 2009-12

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment 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 Educational Attainment 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
Educational Attainment 2009-12 Disparity
High school (including GED or equivalent) 71.2
CI 61.9/79.0
SE 3.735
x 1.000
Best rate
Some college or AA degree 70.8
CI 41.8/89.1
SE 10.633
x 1.006
CI
1.000/ 1.308
< High school 52.2
CI 32.3/71.5
SE 9.426
x 1.363
CI
1.000/ 1.856
Average group rate excluding best group rate 61.5
...
SE 14.210
x 1.158
CI 1.000/ 1.710

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, 71.2% (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, 52.2% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 19.0 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.363 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.158 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 61.5% (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, 71.2% (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.
  • 1.363 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
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