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Disparities Data Details HDS-6 by Country of Birth for 2017

Disparities Details by Country of Birth 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 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)

2020 Baseline (year): 74.6 (2008)
2020 Target: 82.1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Country of Birth 2017 Disparity
US 88.1
CI 87.5/88.8
SE 0.323
x 1.000
Best rate
Outside US 87.7
CI 85.9/89.5
SE 0.919
x 1.005
CI
1.000/ 1.023

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 Country of Birth — 2017
  • The better group rate for this objective, 88.1% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were born in the US.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 87.7% (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 0.4 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Country of Birth — 2017

Persons born in the US achieved the better group rate for this objective, 88.1% (age adjusted).

The better group rate was <1.1 times the rate among persons born outside the US.

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