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Disparities Data Details HDS-6 by Race and Ethnicity for 2008

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity 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 Race and Ethnicity 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
Race and Ethnicity 2008 1 Disparity
Asian only 80.5
CI 77.7/83.3
SE 1.445
x 1.000
Best rate
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 76.9
CI 74.9/78.9
SE 1.016
x 1.047
CI
1.000/ 1.086
2 or more races 75.6
CI 69.6/81.6
SE 3.054
x 1.065
CI
1.000/ 1.145
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 74.1
CI 73.1/75.0
SE 0.471
x 1.087
CI
1.000/ 1.122
Hispanic or Latino 71.8
CI 69.8/73.7
SE 0.981
x 1.122
CI
1.000/ 1.164
American Indian or Alaska Native only 66.5
CI 57.1/76.0
SE 4.813
x 1.210
CI
1.000/ 1.368
Average group rate excluding best group rate 73.0
...
SE 2.946
x 1.103
CI 1.000/ 1.186

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 80.5% (age adjusted), was attained by Asian only persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 66.5% (age adjusted), was attained by American Indian or Alaska Native only persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 14.0 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.210 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.103 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 73.0% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2008

Asian only persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 80.5% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • <1.1 times the rate for the White only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.122 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.210 times the rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population.
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