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Disparities Data Details HDS-5.1 by Age Group for 2009-12

Disparities Details by Age Group for 2009-12
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 2009-12 Disparity
18-44 years 9.4
CI 8.4/10.4
SE 0.489
÷ 1.000
Best rate
45-64 years 40.8
CI 38.0/43.6
SE 1.358
÷ 4.340
CI
1.000/ 4.805
65 years and over 70.0
CI 67.2/72.6
SE 1.329
÷ 7.449
CI
1.000/ 8.160
Average group rate excluding best group rate 55.4
...
SE 1.900
÷ 5.894
CI 1.000/ 6.531

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 — 2009-12
  • The best group rate for this objective, 9.4%, was attained by persons aged 18-44 years.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 70.0%, was attained by persons aged 65 years and over.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 60.6 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 7.449 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 55.4%, was 5.894 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2009-12

Persons aged 18-44 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 9.4%.

  • The rate among persons aged 45-64 years was 4.340 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged 65 years and over was 7.449 times the best group rate.
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