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Disparities Data Details HDS-5.1 by Age Group for 2005-08

Disparities Details by Age Group 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 Age Group 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
Age Group 2005-08 1 Disparity
18-44 years 10.5
CI 9.1/12.0
SE 0.707
÷ 1.000
Best rate
45-64 years 40.6
CI 38.1/43.2
SE 1.241
÷ 3.885
CI
1.000/ 4.389
65 years and over 70.3
CI 67.4/73.1
SE 1.391
÷ 6.725
CI
1.000/ 7.552
Average group rate excluding best group rate 55.5
...
SE 1.864
÷ 5.305
CI 1.000/ 6.007

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 Age Group — 2005-08
  • The best group rate for this objective, 10.5%, was attained by persons aged 18-44 years.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 70.3%, was attained by persons aged 65 years and over.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 59.9 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 6.725 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 55.5%, was 5.305 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2005-08

Persons aged 18-44 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 10.5%.

  • The rate among persons aged 45-64 years was 3.885 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged 65 years and over was 6.725 times the best group rate.
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