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Disparities Data Details HDS-6 by Family Income (percent poverty threshold) for 2008

Disparities Details by Family Income (percent poverty threshold) 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 Family Income (percent poverty threshold) 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
Family Income (percent poverty threshold) 2008 1 Disparity
600+ 82.0
CI 80.3/83.8
SE 0.907
x 1.000
Best rate
400-599 79.3
CI 77.4/81.2
SE 0.960
x 1.035
CI
1.000/ 1.063
200-399 73.9
CI 72.5/75.3
SE 0.720
x 1.111
CI
1.000/ 1.138
100-199 67.5
CI 65.6/69.3
SE 0.943
x 1.216
CI
1.000/ 1.252
<100 64.2
CI 61.9/66.4
SE 1.146
x 1.279
CI
1.000/ 1.324
Average group rate excluding best group rate 71.2
...
SE 1.102
x 1.152
CI 1.000/ 1.189

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 Family Income (percent poverty threshold) — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 82.0% (age adjusted), was attained by persons whose family incomes were 600+% of the poverty threshold.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 64.2% (age adjusted), was attained by persons whose family incomes were <100% of the poverty threshold.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 17.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.279 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.152 times the average rate for all other family income groups (excluding the best), 71.2% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Family Income (percent poverty threshold) — 2008

Persons whose family incomes were 600+% of the poverty threshold achieved the best group rate for this objective, 82.0% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons whose family incomes were 400-599% of the poverty threshold.
  • 1.111 times the rate among persons whose family incomes were 200-399% of the poverty threshold.
  • 1.216 times the rate among persons whose family incomes were 100-199% of the poverty threshold.
  • 1.279 times the rate among persons whose family incomes were <100% of the poverty threshold.
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