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Disparities Data Details HDS-6 by Race and Ethnicity for 2014

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2014
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 2014 Disparity
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 87.5
CI 86.1/89.0
SE 0.741
x 1.000
Best rate
Asian only 86.5
CI 84.5/88.5
SE 1.029
x 1.012
CI
1.000/ 1.036
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 86.2
CI 78.6/93.8
SE 3.880
x 1.015
CI
1.000/ 1.095
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 85.6
CI 84.7/86.5
SE 0.465
x 1.023
CI
1.000/ 1.040
Hispanic or Latino 83.1
CI 81.8/84.4
SE 0.678
x 1.053
CI
1.000/ 1.074
2 or more races 82.3
CI 78.3/86.4
SE 2.082
x 1.063
CI
1.000/ 1.110
American Indian or Alaska Native only 77.0
CI 69.9/84.2
SE 3.631
x 1.136
CI
1.000/ 1.229
Average group rate excluding best group rate 83.5
...
SE 2.619
x 1.049
CI 1.000/ 1.106

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 — 2014
  • The best group rate for this objective, 87.5% (age adjusted), was attained by Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 77.0% (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 10.5 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.136 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 83.5% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2014

Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 87.5% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate for the Asian only population.
  • <1.1 times the rate for the Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only population.
  • <1.1 times the rate for the White only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • <1.1 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • 1.136 times the rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population.
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