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Disparities Data Details HDS-21 by Age Group for 2006-07

Disparities Details by Age Group for 2006-07
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 Age Group 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
Age Group 2006-07 2 Disparity
45-64 years 48.8
CI 42.6/54.9
SE 3.132
x 1.000
Best rate
65 years and over 44.7
CI 39.6/49.8
SE 2.581
x 1.091
CI
1.000/ 1.258
18-44 years 39.9
CI 23.0/56.7
SE 8.599
x 1.223
CI
1.000/ 1.770
Average group rate excluding best group rate 42.3
...
SE 8.978
x 1.153
CI 1.000/ 1.661

2 Baseline has been revised. See Data Details for more information.

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 Age Group — 2006-07
  • The best group rate for this objective, 48.8%, was attained by persons aged 45-64 years.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 39.9%, was attained by persons aged 18-44 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 8.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.223 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.153 times the average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 42.3%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2006-07

Persons aged 45-64 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 48.8%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 65 years and over.
  • 1.223 times the rate among persons aged 18-44 years.
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