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Disparities Data Details HDS-8 by Veteran Status for 2005-08

Disparities Details by Veteran 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 Veteran 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
Veteran Status 2005-08 Disparity
Veteran 192.8
CI 188.2/197.4
SE 2.255
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Non-veteran 198.9
CI 197.6/200.3
SE 0.641
÷ 1.032
CI
1.000/ 1.053

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, 192.8 mg/dL (mean) (age adjusted), was attained by veterans.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 198.9 mg/dL (mean) (age adjusted), was attained by non-veterans.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 6.2 mg/dL (mean).
  • The worst group rate was <1.100 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Veteran Status — 2005-08

Veterans achieved the better group rate for this objective, 192.8 mg/dL (mean) (age adjusted).

The rate among non-veterans was <1.1 times the better group rate.

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