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Disparities Data Details HDS-8 by Age Group for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Age Group for 2013-16
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 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)

2020 Baseline (year): 197.7 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 177.9 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Age Group 2013-16 Disparity
20-44 years 184.0
CI 182.2/185.9
SE 0.911
÷ 1.000
Best rate
65 years and over 187.9
CI 185.4/190.3
SE 1.218
÷ 1.021
CI
1.000/ 1.035
45-64 years 201.6
CI 198.7/204.4
SE 1.392
÷ 1.095
CI
1.000/ 1.111
Average group rate excluding best group rate 194.7
...
SE 1.850
÷ 1.058
CI 1.000/ 1.077

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 Age Group — 2013-16
  • The best group rate for this objective, 184.0 mg/dL (mean), was attained by persons aged 20-44 years.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 201.6 mg/dL (mean), was attained by persons aged 45-64 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 17.6 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), 194.7 mg/dL (mean), was <1.100 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2013-16

Persons aged 20-44 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 184.0 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.
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