Disparities Details by Country of Birth for 2008
HDS-6 : Adults having blood cholesterol screening in past 5 years (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.
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 Country of Birth 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)
|Country of Birth||2008 1||Disparity|
|Outside US|| 72.0
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.
- The better group rate for this objective, 75.1% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were born in the US.
- The worse group rate for this objective, 72.0% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were born outside the US.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 3.1 percentage points.
- The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
Persons born in the US achieved the better group rate for this objective, 75.1% (age adjusted).
The better group rate was <1.1 times the rate among persons born outside the US.