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Disparities Data Details HDS-21 by Age Group for 2008-09

Disparities Details by Age Group 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 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 2008-09 Disparity
65 years and over 53.3
CI 47.8/58.7
SE 2.767
x 1.000
Best rate
45-64 years 50.0
CI 44.0/56.0
SE 3.072
x 1.065
CI
1.000/ 1.216
18-44 years 42.4
CI 26.6/58.1
SE 8.037
x 1.257
CI
1.000/ 1.737
Average group rate excluding best group rate 46.2
...
SE 8.604
x 1.153
CI 1.000/ 1.585

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 — 2008-09
  • The best group rate for this objective, 53.3%, was attained by persons aged 65 years and over.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 42.4%, was attained by persons aged 18-44 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 10.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.257 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.153 times the average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 46.2%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2008-09

Persons aged 65 years and over achieved the best group rate for this objective, 53.3%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 45-64 years.
  • 1.257 times the rate among persons aged 18-44 years.
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