Disparities Details by Sexual Orientation for 2017
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 Sexual Orientation 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)
|Average group rate excluding best group rate||
CI 1.000/ 1.092
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 best group rate for this objective, 90.0%, was attained by persons identifying as gay/lesbian.
- The worst group rate for this objective, 85.8%, was attained by persons identifying as bisexual.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 4.1 percentage points.
- The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
- The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other sexual orientation groups (excluding the best), 87.4%.
Persons identifying as gay/lesbian achieved the best group rate for this objective, 90.0%.
The best group rate was:
- <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying as straight.
- <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying as bisexual.