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Disparities Data Details HDS-4 by Age Group for 2014

Disparities Details by Age Group 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 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 2014 Disparity
65 years and over 96.2
CI 95.7/96.8
SE 0.295
x 1.000
Best rate
45-64 years 93.6
CI 93.0/94.2
SE 0.289
x 1.028
CI
1.000/ 1.036
18-44 years 89.3
CI 88.6/90.0
SE 0.368
x 1.078
CI
1.000/ 1.087
Average group rate excluding best group rate 91.4
...
SE 0.467
x 1.053
CI 1.000/ 1.063

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 — 2014
  • The best group rate for this objective, 96.2%, was attained by persons aged 65 years and over.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 89.3%, was attained by persons aged 18-44 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 7.0 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), 91.4%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2014

Persons aged 65 years and over achieved the best group rate for this objective, 96.2%.

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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