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Disparities Data Details HDS-6 by Race and Ethnicity for 2017

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity 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 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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Race and Ethnicity 2017 Disparity
Asian only 91.0
CI 89.0/93.0
SE 1.015
x 1.000
Best rate
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 90.1
CI 88.3/91.8
SE 0.877
x 1.010
CI
1.000/ 1.035
2 or more races 88.3
CI 85.2/91.5
SE 1.608
x 1.030
CI
1.000/ 1.067
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 87.3
CI 86.6/88.0
SE 0.365
x 1.042
CI
1.000/ 1.063
Hispanic or Latino 87.1
CI 85.4/88.7
SE 0.846
x 1.044
CI
1.000/ 1.070
American Indian or Alaska Native only 85.4
CI 81.5/89.3
SE 1.996
x 1.065
CI
1.000/ 1.112
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 84.3
CI 76.8/91.8
SE 3.815
x 1.079
CI
1.000/ 1.165
Average group rate excluding best group rate 87.1
...
SE 2.133
x 1.045
CI 1.000/ 1.092

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 — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 91.0% (age adjusted), was attained by Asian only persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 84.3% (age adjusted), was attained by Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 6.7 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 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), 87.1% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2017

Asian only persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 91.0% (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.
  • <1.1 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
  • <1.1 times the rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population.
  • <1.1 times the rate for the Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only population.
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