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Disparities Data Details HDS-4 by Geographic Location for 2008

Disparities Details by Geographic Location for 2008
HDS-4 : Adults who had their blood pressure measured in past 2 years and know their blood pressure level (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 90.6 (2008)
2020 Target: 92.6 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), 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 Geographic Location for HDS-4

HDS-4 Increase the proportion of adults who have had their blood pressure measured within the preceding 2 years and can state whether their blood pressure was normal or high

Adults who had their blood pressure measured in past 2 years and know their blood pressure level (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 90.6 (2008)
2020 Target: 92.6 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Geographic Location 2008 2 Disparity
Metropolitan 90.7
CI 90.2/91.3
SE 0.274
x 1.000
Best rate
Non-metropolitan 89.8
CI 88.4/91.3
SE 0.731
x 1.010
CI
1.000/ 1.025

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 Geographic Location — 2008
  • The better group rate for this objective, 90.7% (age adjusted), was attained by persons living in a metropolitan area.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 89.8% (age adjusted), was attained by persons living in a non-metropolitan area.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Geographic Location — 2008

Persons living in a metropolitan area achieved the better group rate for this objective, 90.7% (age adjusted).

The better group rate was <1.1 times the rate among persons living in a non-metropolitan area.

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