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Disparities Data Details HDS-7 by Veteran Status for 2005-08

Disparities Details by Veteran 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 Veteran 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
Veteran Status 2005-08 1 Disparity
Veteran 12.6
CI 9.5/16.5
SE 1.714
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Non-veteran 15.6
CI 14.4/16.9
SE 0.616
÷ 1.237
CI
1.000/ 1.562

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 Veteran Status — 2005-08
  • The better group rate for this objective, 12.6% (age adjusted), was attained by veterans.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 15.6% (age adjusted), was attained by non-veterans.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 3.0 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.237 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Veteran Status — 2005-08

Veterans achieved the better group rate for this objective, 12.6% (age adjusted).

The rate among non-veterans was 1.237 times the better group rate.

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