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.
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)
|Average group rate excluding best group rate||
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.
- 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%.
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.