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Disparities Data Details HDS-5.2 by Health Insurance Status for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2013-16
HDS-5.2 : Children and adolescents with hypertension (percent, 8–17 years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 3.5 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 3.2 1
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 Health Insurance Status for HDS-5.2

HDS-5.2 Reduce the proportion of children and adolescents with hypertension

Children and adolescents with hypertension (percent, 8–17 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 3.5 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 3.2 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Health Insurance Status 2013-16 Disparity
Private 1.4
CI 0.7/2.2
SE 0.352
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Public 3.3
CI 2.2/4.4
SE 0.526
÷ 2.284
CI
1.000/ 3.685

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 Health Insurance Status — 2013-16
  • The better group rate for this objective, 1.4%, was attained by persons with private insurance.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 3.3%, was attained by persons with public insurance.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 1.9 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.284 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2013-16

Persons with private insurance achieved the better group rate for this objective, 1.4%.

The rate among persons with public insurance was 2.284 times the better group rate.

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