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Disparities Data Details HDS-8 by Health Insurance Status for 2005-08

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2005-08
HDS-8 : Mean total blood cholesterol levels (age adjusted, mg/dL, 20+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 197.7 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 177.9 1
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-8

HDS-8 Reduce the mean total blood cholesterol levels among adults

Mean total blood cholesterol levels (age adjusted, mg/dL, 20+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 197.7 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 177.9 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Health Insurance Status 2005-08 Disparity
Private 197.7
CI 196.0/199.3
SE 0.804
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Public 197.8
CI 193.6/201.9
SE 2.044
÷ 1.000
CI
1.000/ 1.019
Uninsured 201.0
CI 198.6/203.3
SE 1.133
÷ 1.017
CI
1.000/ 1.028
Average group rate excluding best group rate 198.8
...
SE 1.741
÷ 1.006
CI 1.000/ 1.022

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, 197.7 mg/dL (mean) (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged under 65 years with private insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 201.0 mg/dL (mean) (age adjusted), was attained by uninsured persons aged under 65 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 3.3 mg/dL (mean).
  • The worst group rate was <1.100 times the best group rate.
  • The average rate for all other health insurance status groups (excluding the best), 198.8 mg/dL (mean) (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, 197.7 mg/dL (mean) (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 <1.1 times the best group rate.
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