Disparities Details by Age Group for 2005-08
HDS-8 : Mean total blood cholesterol levels (age adjusted, mg/dL, 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 Age Group 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)
|20-44 years|| 192.1
|65 years and over|| 195.6
|45-64 years|| 207.2
|Average group rate excluding best group rate||
CI 1.000/ 1.064
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 best group rate for this objective, 192.1 mg/dL (mean), was attained by persons aged 20-44 years.
- The worst group rate for this objective, 207.2 mg/dL (mean), was attained by persons aged 45-64 years.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 15.2 mg/dL (mean).
- The worst group rate was <1.100 times the best group rate.
- The average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 201.4 mg/dL (mean), was <1.100 times the best group rate.
Persons aged 20-44 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 192.1 mg/dL (mean).
- The rate among persons aged 65 years and over was <1.1 times the best group rate.
- The rate among persons aged 45-64 years was <1.1 times the best group rate.