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Disparities Data Details HDS-6 by Sex for 2017

Disparities Details by Sex 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 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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Sex 2017 Disparity
Female 89.3
CI 88.5/90.1
SE 0.385
x 1.000
Best rate
Male 86.6
CI 85.7/87.5
SE 0.456
x 1.032
CI
1.000/ 1.043

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 — 2017
  • The better group rate for this objective, 89.3% (age adjusted), was attained by the female population.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 86.6% (age adjusted), was attained by the male population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 2.7 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2017

The female population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 89.3% (age adjusted).

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

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