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Disparities Data Details HDS-4 by Age Group for 2008

Disparities Details by Age Group 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 Age Group 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
Age Group 2008 2 Disparity
65 years and over 95.1
CI 94.4/95.8
SE 0.347
x 1.000
Best rate
45-64 years 92.8
CI 92.1/93.4
SE 0.356
x 1.025
CI
1.000/ 1.034
18-44 years 87.8
CI 86.9/88.6
SE 0.421
x 1.083
CI
1.000/ 1.094
Average group rate excluding best group rate 90.3
...
SE 0.551
x 1.053
CI 1.000/ 1.066

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 Age Group — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 95.1%, was attained by persons aged 65 years and over.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 87.8%, was attained by persons aged 18-44 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 7.3 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 age groups (excluding the best), 90.3%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2008

Persons aged 65 years and over achieved the best group rate for this objective, 95.1%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 45-64 years.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 18-44 years.
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