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.
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)
|Country of Birth||2009-12||Disparity|
|Outside US|| 198.0
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 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.
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.