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Disparities Data Details HDS-6 by Marital Status for 2017

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2017
HDS-6 : Adults having blood cholesterol screening in past 5 years (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 74.6 (2008)
2020 Target: 82.1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), 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 Marital Status 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)

2020 Baseline (year): 74.6 (2008)
2020 Target: 82.1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Marital Status 2017 Disparity
Widowed 89.8
CI 84.2/95.4
SE 2.853
x 1.000
Best rate
Married 89.3
CI 88.1/90.6
SE 0.641
x 1.005
CI
1.000/ 1.060
Divorced or separated 87.9
CI 85.2/90.6
SE 1.388
x 1.021
CI
1.000/ 1.082
Never married 86.5
CI 85.3/87.7
SE 0.602
x 1.038
CI
1.000/ 1.095
Cohabiting partner 85.5
CI 83.5/87.5
SE 1.019
x 1.049
CI
1.000/ 1.110
Average group rate excluding best group rate 87.3
...
SE 1.117
x 1.028
CI 1.000/ 1.088

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 Marital Status — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 89.8% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 85.5% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were living with a cohabiting partner.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 4.2 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 marital status groups (excluding the best), 87.3% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2017

Persons who were widowed achieved the best group rate for this objective, 89.8% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were married.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were never married.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were living with a cohabiting partner.
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