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.
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)
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, 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.
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.