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Disparities Data Details HDS-6 by Educational Attainment for 2017

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment 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 Educational Attainment 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:
Educational Attainment 2017 Disparity
4-year college degree 93.8
CI 93.1/94.6
SE 0.383
x 1.000
Best rate
Advanced degree 93.5
CI 92.5/94.6
SE 0.546
x 1.003
CI
1.000/ 1.015
Associates degree 92.4
CI 91.1/93.7
SE 0.658
x 1.016
CI
1.000/ 1.029
Some college 90.0
CI 88.8/91.2
SE 0.623
x 1.042
CI
1.000/ 1.056
High school 87.8
CI 86.5/89.1
SE 0.667
x 1.069
CI
1.000/ 1.084
< High school 82.2
CI 80.0/84.5
SE 1.130
x 1.141
CI
1.000/ 1.168
Average group rate excluding best group rate 89.2
...
SE 0.843
x 1.052
CI 1.000/ 1.070

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 Educational Attainment — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 93.8% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a 4-year college degree.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 82.2% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 11.6 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.141 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 89.2% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2017

Persons aged 25 years and over with a 4-year college degree achieved the best group rate for this objective, 93.8% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with an associates degree.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college education.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a high school education.
  • 1.141 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
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