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Disparities Data Details HDS-5.2 by Age Group for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Age Group 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 Age Group 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:
Age Group 2013-16 Disparity
12-17 years 1.6
CI 0.9/2.3
SE 0.339
÷ 1.000
Best rate
8-11 years 3.2
CI 2.0/4.5
SE 0.605
÷ 2.047
CI
1.000/ 3.271

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 — 2013-16
  • The better group rate for this objective, 1.6%, was attained by adolescents aged 12-17 years.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 3.2%, was attained by children aged 8-11 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 1.7 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 2.047 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2013-16

Adolescents aged 12-17 years achieved the better group rate for this objective, 1.6%.

The rate among children aged 8-11 years was 2.047 times the better group rate.

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