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.
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)
|12-17 years|| 1.6
|8-11 years|| 3.2
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.
- 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.
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.