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Disparities Data Details HDS-4 by Health Insurance Status for 2017

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2017
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Health Insurance Status 2017 Disparity
Private 94.3
CI 93.7/94.9
SE 0.301
x 1.000
Best rate
Public 94.2
CI 93.1/95.2
SE 0.527
x 1.001
CI
1.000/ 1.012
Uninsured 78.4
CI 76.2/80.6
SE 1.132
x 1.203
CI
1.000/ 1.232
Average group rate excluding best group rate 86.3
...
SE 1.248
x 1.093
CI 1.000/ 1.120

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 — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 94.3% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged under 65 years with private insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 78.4% (age adjusted), was attained by uninsured persons aged under 65 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 15.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.203 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), 86.3% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2017

Persons aged under 65 years with private insurance achieved the best group rate for this objective, 94.3% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

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