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Disparities Data Details HDS-4 by Race and Ethnicity for 2008

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity 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 Race and Ethnicity 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
Race and Ethnicity 2008 2 Disparity
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 92.5
CI 91.9/93.0
SE 0.278
x 1.000
Best rate
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 91.7
CI 90.6/92.8
SE 0.574
x 1.008
CI
1.000/ 1.020
Asian only 90.6
CI 88.8/92.4
SE 0.906
x 1.021
CI
1.000/ 1.039
2 or more races 88.9
CI 84.1/93.8
SE 2.466
x 1.040
CI
1.000/ 1.089
American Indian or Alaska Native only 87.7
CI 82.9/92.4
SE 2.422
x 1.055
CI
1.000/ 1.104
Hispanic or Latino 82.4
CI 80.8/84.0
SE 0.824
x 1.122
CI
1.000/ 1.142
Average group rate excluding best group rate 88.3
...
SE 1.856
x 1.048
CI 1.000/ 1.085

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 92.5% (age adjusted), was attained by White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 82.4% (age adjusted), was attained by Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 10.1 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.122 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 88.3% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2008

White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 92.5% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • <1.1 times the rate for the Asian only population.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • <1.1 times the rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population.
  • 1.122 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
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