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Disparities Data Details HDS-8 by Health Insurance Status for 2009-12

Disparities Details by Health Insurance Status for 2009-12
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 2009-12 Disparity
Public 192.6
CI 189.8/195.5
SE 1.414
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Private 196.1
CI 194.4/197.9
SE 0.852
÷ 1.018
CI
1.000/ 1.032
Uninsured 197.9
CI 195.6/200.3
SE 1.155
÷ 1.027
CI
1.000/ 1.043
Average group rate excluding best group rate 197.0
...
SE 1.435
÷ 1.023
CI 1.000/ 1.040

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 — 2009-12
  • The best group rate for this objective, 192.6 mg/dL (mean) (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged under 65 years with public insurance.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 197.9 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 5.3 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), 197.0 mg/dL (mean) (age adjusted), was <1.100 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Health Insurance Status — 2009-12

Persons aged under 65 years with public insurance achieved the best group rate for this objective, 192.6 mg/dL (mean) (age adjusted).

  • The rate among persons aged under 65 years with private 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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