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Disparities Data Details HDS-21 by Age Group for 2010-11

Disparities Details by Age Group for 2010-11
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 2010-11 Disparity
45-64 years 50.6
CI 42.8/58.4
SE 3.963
x 1.000
Best rate
65 years and over 47.8
CI 42.5/53.1
SE 2.709
x 1.059
CI
1.000/ 1.241

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 — 2010-11
  • The better group rate for this objective, 50.6%, was attained by persons aged 45-64 years.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 47.8%, was attained by persons aged 65 years and over.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 2.8 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2010-11

Persons aged 45-64 years achieved the better group rate for this objective, 50.6%.

The better group rate was <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 65 years and over.

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