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Disparities Data Details HDS-6 by Sex for 2008

Disparities Details by Sex for 2008
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 Sex 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
Sex 2008 1 Disparity
Female 76.8
CI 75.9/77.8
SE 0.477
x 1.000
Best rate
Male 72.2
CI 71.1/73.3
SE 0.565
x 1.065
CI
1.000/ 1.082

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.

Summary measures of health disparities by Sex — 2008
  • The better group rate for this objective, 76.8% (age adjusted), was attained by the female population.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 72.2% (age adjusted), was attained by the male population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 4.7 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2008

The female population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 76.8% (age adjusted).

The better group rate was <1.1 times the rate for the male population.

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