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Disparities Data Details HDS-5.1 by Veteran Status for 2005-08

Disparities Details by Veteran Status for 2005-08
HDS-5.1 : Adults with hypertension (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 29.9 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 26.9 2
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 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 Veteran Status for HDS-5.1

HDS-5.1 Reduce the proportion of adults with hypertension

Adults with hypertension (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 29.9 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 26.9 2
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Veteran Status 2005-08 1 Disparity
Non-veteran 29.8
CI 28.6/31.1
SE 0.599
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Veteran 30.6
CI 27.6/33.7
SE 1.480
÷ 1.025
CI
1.000/ 1.117

1 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 Veteran Status — 2005-08
  • The better group rate for this objective, 29.8% (age adjusted), was attained by non-veterans.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 30.6% (age adjusted), was attained by veterans.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.7 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was <1.100 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Veteran Status — 2005-08

Non-veterans achieved the better group rate for this objective, 29.8% (age adjusted).

The rate among veterans was <1.1 times the better group rate.

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