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Disparities Data Details HDS-21 by Race and Ethnicity for 2008-09

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2008-09
HDS-21 : Physician office visits by adults with a history of cardiovascular disease that include prescription of aspirin or other antiplatelet medication to prevent recurrent cardiovascular events (percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 45.7 (2006–07)
2020 Target: 51.9 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS), 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 Race and Ethnicity for HDS-21

HDS-21 Increase the proportion of adults with a history of cardiovascular disease who are using aspirin or antiplatelet therapy to prevent recurrent cardiovascular events

Physician office visits by adults with a history of cardiovascular disease that include prescription of aspirin or other antiplatelet medication to prevent recurrent cardiovascular events (percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 45.7 (2006–07)
2020 Target: 51.9 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Race and Ethnicity 2008-09 Disparity
Not Hispanic or Latino 53.3
CI 48.5/58.1
SE 2.454
x 1.000
Best rate
White only 52.0
CI 47.3/56.7
SE 2.385
x 1.025
CI
1.000/ 1.141
Black or African American only 50.7
CI 39.4/61.9
SE 5.748
x 1.052
CI
1.000/ 1.286
Hispanic or Latino 37.6
CI 29.5/45.6
SE 4.084
x 1.419
CI
1.000/ 1.723
Average group rate excluding best group rate 46.7
...
SE 5.264
x 1.140
CI 1.000/ 1.393

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2008-09
  • The best group rate for this objective, 53.3%, was attained by Not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 37.6%, was attained by Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 15.7 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.419 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.140 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 46.7%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2008-09

Not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 53.3%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate for the White only population.
  • <1.1 times the rate for the Black or African American only population.
  • 1.419 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
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