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Disparities Data Details HDS-21 by Age Group for 2014-15

Disparities Details by Age Group for 2014-15
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Age Group 2014-15 Disparity
65 years and over 52.1
CI 47.5/56.6
SE 2.331
x 1.000
Best rate
45-64 years 51.6
CI 44.9/58.2
SE 3.393
x 1.009
CI
1.000/ 1.151
18-44 years 36.5
CI 18.2/54.7
SE 8.574
x 1.428
CI
1.000/ 2.117
Average group rate excluding best group rate 44.0
...
SE 9.221
x 1.183
CI 1.000/ 1.682

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 — 2014-15
  • The best group rate for this objective, 52.1%, was attained by persons aged 65 years and over.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 36.5%, was attained by persons aged 18-44 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 15.6 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.428 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.183 times the average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 44.0%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2014-15

Persons aged 65 years and over achieved the best group rate for this objective, 52.1%.

The best group rate was:

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