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Disparities Data Details HDS-4 by Health Insurance Status for 2008

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status 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 Health Insurance Status 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
Health Insurance Status 2008 2 Disparity
Private 93.4
CI 92.8/93.9
SE 0.287
x 1.000
Best rate
Public 91.7
CI 90.3/93.1
SE 0.713
x 1.018
CI
1.000/ 1.032
Uninsured 75.9
CI 74.1/77.7
SE 0.909
x 1.230
CI
1.000/ 1.255
Average group rate excluding best group rate 86.9
...
SE 0.838
x 1.074
CI 1.000/ 1.092

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 Health Insurance Status — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 93.4% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged under 65 years with private insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 75.9% (age adjusted), was attained by uninsured persons aged under 65 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 17.4 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.230 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other health insurance status groups (excluding the best), 86.9% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2008

Persons aged under 65 years with private insurance achieved the best group rate for this objective, 93.4% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among insured persons aged under 65 years.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged under 65 years with public insurance.
  • 1.230 times the rate among uninsured persons aged under 65 years.
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