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Disparities Data Details HDS-9.1 by Educational Attainment for 2009-12

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment for 2009-12
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 2009-12 Disparity
College graduate or above 32.6
CI 27.6/38.0
SE 2.569
x 1.000
Best rate
High school (including GED or equivalent) 25.7
CI 20.4/31.8
SE 2.816
x 1.269
CI
1.000/ 1.585
< High school 22.0
CI 18.1/26.5
SE 2.059
x 1.480
CI
1.000/ 1.810
Some college or AA degree 21.6
CI 18.5/25.0
SE 1.591
x 1.512
CI
1.000/ 1.806
Average group rate excluding best group rate 23.1
...
SE 2.711
x 1.412
CI 1.000/ 1.781

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 — 2009-12
  • The best group rate for this objective, 32.6% (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, 21.6% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with some college or AA degree.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 11.0 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.512 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.412 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 23.1% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2009-12

Persons aged 25 years and over with a college graduate or above education achieved the best group rate for this objective, 32.6% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

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