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Disparities Data Details HDS-4 by Educational Attainment for 2017

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment for 2017
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 Educational Attainment 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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Educational Attainment 2017 Disparity
Advanced degree 96.0
CI 95.2/96.8
SE 0.408
x 1.000
Best rate
4-year college degree 94.6
CI 93.8/95.5
SE 0.421
x 1.015
CI
1.000/ 1.025
Associates degree 94.5
CI 93.4/95.5
SE 0.540
x 1.017
CI
1.000/ 1.029
Some college 92.8
CI 91.6/94.0
SE 0.620
x 1.035
CI
1.000/ 1.049
High school 91.9
CI 90.8/93.0
SE 0.549
x 1.045
CI
1.000/ 1.058
< High school 86.7
CI 84.8/88.7
SE 0.990
x 1.107
CI
1.000/ 1.129
Average group rate excluding best group rate 92.1
...
SE 0.731
x 1.043
CI 1.000/ 1.058

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 Educational Attainment — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 96.0% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 86.7% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 9.3 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.107 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 92.1% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2017

Persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree achieved the best group rate for this objective, 96.0% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a 4-year college degree.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with an associates degree.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college education.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a high school education.
  • 1.107 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
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