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Disparities Data Details HDS-7 by Health Insurance Status for 2005-08

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2005-08
HDS-7 : Adults with high blood cholesterol levels (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 15.0 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 13.5 2
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 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 Health Insurance Status for HDS-7

HDS-7 Reduce the proportion of adults with high total blood cholesterol levels

Adults with high blood cholesterol levels (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 15.0 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 13.5 2
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Health Insurance Status 2005-08 1 Disparity
Private 14.5
CI 12.9/16.3
SE 0.831
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Public 15.9
CI 13.3/18.9
SE 1.377
÷ 1.097
CI
1.000/ 1.301
Uninsured 16.3
CI 14.2/18.6
SE 1.067
÷ 1.125
CI
1.000/ 1.298
Average group rate excluding best group rate 15.6
...
SE 1.347
÷ 1.079
CI 1.000/ 1.279

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 Health Insurance Status — 2005-08
  • The best group rate for this objective, 14.5% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged under 65 years with private insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 16.3% (age adjusted), was attained by uninsured persons aged under 65 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 1.8 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.125 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other health insurance status groups (excluding the best), 15.6% (age adjusted), was <1.100 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2005-08

Persons aged under 65 years with private insurance achieved the best group rate for this objective, 14.5% (age adjusted).

  • The rate among insured persons aged under 65 years was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among persons aged under 65 years with public insurance was <1.1 times the best group rate.
  • The rate among uninsured persons aged under 65 years was 1.125 times the best group rate.
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