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Disparities Data Details HDS-9.1 by Educational Attainment for 2005-08

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment for 2005-08
HDS-9.1 : Adults with prehypertension who meet the recommended guidelines for BMI (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 28.7 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 33.0 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase 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 Educational Attainment for HDS-9.1

HDS-9.1 Increase the proportion of adults with prehypertension who meet the recommended guidelines for body mass index (BMI)

Adults with prehypertension who meet the recommended guidelines for BMI (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 28.7 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 33.0 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Educational Attainment 2005-08 Disparity
College graduate or above 31.4
CI 25.2/38.5
SE 3.273
x 1.000
Best rate
High school (including GED or equivalent) 26.4
CI 21.7/31.7
SE 2.455
x 1.191
CI
1.000/ 1.499
Some college or AA degree 25.7
CI 21.4/30.6
SE 2.269
x 1.223
CI
1.000/ 1.531
< High school 23.9
CI 20.4/27.9
SE 1.826
x 1.313
CI
1.000/ 1.623
Average group rate excluding best group rate 25.3
...
SE 2.693
x 1.240
CI 1.000/ 1.584

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 Educational Attainment — 2005-08
  • The best group rate for this objective, 31.4% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a college graduate or above education.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 23.9% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 7.5 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.313 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.240 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 25.3% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2005-08

Persons aged 25 years and over with a college graduate or above education achieved the best group rate for this objective, 31.4% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.191 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with high school (including GED or equivalent) education.
  • 1.223 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college or AA degree.
  • 1.313 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
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