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Disparities Data Details HDS-8 by Country of Birth for 2009-12

Disparities Details by Country of Birth 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 Country of Birth 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
Country of Birth 2009-12 Disparity
US 194.6
CI 193.2/196.0
SE 0.699
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Outside US 198.0
CI 196.1/199.8
SE 0.916
÷ 1.017
CI
1.000/ 1.027

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 Country of Birth — 2009-12
  • The better group rate for this objective, 194.6 mg/dL (mean) (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were born in the US.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 198.0 mg/dL (mean) (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were born outside the US.
  • 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.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Country of Birth — 2009-12

Persons born in the US achieved the better group rate for this objective, 194.6 mg/dL (mean) (age adjusted).

The rate among persons born outside the US was <1.1 times the better group rate.

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