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Disparities Data Details HDS-5.2 by Sex for 2005-08

Disparities Details by Sex for 2005-08
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 Sex 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
Sex 2005-08 Disparity
Male 3.2
CI 2.2/4.2
SE 0.473
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Female 3.8
CI 2.3/5.3
SE 0.736
÷ 1.184
CI
1.000/ 1.771

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 Sex — 2005-08
  • The better group rate for this objective, 3.2%, was attained by the male population.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 3.8%, was attained by the female population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.6 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.184 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2005-08

The male population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 3.2%.

The rate for female the population was 1.184 times the better group rate.

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