Disparities Details by Geographic Location for 2008
HDS-6 : Adults having blood cholesterol screening in past 5 years (age adjusted, percent, 18+ 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 Geographic Location for HDS-6
HDS-6 Increase the proportion of adults who have had their blood cholesterol checked within the preceding 5 years
Adults having blood cholesterol screening in past 5 years (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)
|Geographic Location||2008 1||Disparity|
1 Baseline has been revised. See Data Details for more information.
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, 75.8% (age adjusted), was attained by persons living in a metropolitan area.
- The worse group rate for this objective, 67.8% (age adjusted), was attained by persons living in a non-metropolitan area.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 8.0 percentage points.
- The best group rate was 1.118 times the worst group rate.
Persons living in a metropolitan area achieved the better group rate for this objective, 75.8% (age adjusted).
The better group rate was 1.118 times the rate among persons living in a non-metropolitan area.