Disparities Details by Country of Birth for 2005-08
HDS-7 : Adults with high blood cholesterol levels (age adjusted, percent, 20+ 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-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)
|Country of Birth||2005-08 1||Disparity|
|Outside US|| 15.4
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, 14.9% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were born in the US.
- The worse group rate for this objective, 15.4% (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 0.5 percentage points.
- The worst group rate was <1.100 times the best group rate.
Persons born in the US achieved the better group rate for this objective, 14.9% (age adjusted).
The rate among persons born outside the US was <1.1 times the better group rate.