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Disparities Data Details HDS-4 by Sexual Orientation for 2014

Disparities Details by Sexual Orientation for 2014
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 Sexual Orientation 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
Sexual Orientation 2014 Disparity
Gay/Lesbian 93.2
CI 90.6/95.8
SE 1.329
x 1.000
Best rate
Straight 92.1
CI 91.7/92.6
SE 0.219
x 1.012
CI
1.000/ 1.036
Bisexual 89.7
CI 83.3/96.0
SE 3.244
x 1.039
CI
1.000/ 1.108
Average group rate excluding best group rate 90.9
...
SE 3.251
x 1.025
CI 1.000/ 1.092

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 Sexual Orientation — 2014
  • The best group rate for this objective, 93.2%, was attained by persons identifying as gay/lesbian.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 89.7%, was attained by persons identifying as bisexual.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 3.5 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other sexual orientation groups (excluding the best), 90.9%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sexual Orientation — 2014

Persons identifying as gay/lesbian achieved the best group rate for this objective, 93.2%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying as straight.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying as bisexual.
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