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Disparities Data Details NWS-6.1 by Age Group for 2015

Disparities Details by Age Group for 2015
NWS-6.1 : Physician office visits for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or hyperlipidemia that include diet and nutrition counseling (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 11.5 (2012)
2020 Target: 12.7
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS), 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 NWS-6.1

NWS-6.1 Increase the proportion of physician office visits made by patients with a diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or hyperlipidemia that include counseling or education related to diet or nutrition

Physician office visits for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or hyperlipidemia that include diet and nutrition counseling (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 11.5 (2012)
2020 Target: 12.7
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Age Group 2015 Disparity
45-64 years 23.1
CI 16.9/29.3
SE 3.169
x 1.000
Best rate
20-44 years 20.0
CI 12.3/27.7
SE 3.923
x 1.157
CI
1.000/ 1.714
65 years and over 15.6
CI 11.1/20.0
SE 2.280
x 1.486
CI
1.000/ 2.067
Average group rate excluding best group rate 17.8
...
SE 4.537
x 1.301
CI 1.000/ 2.095

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 — 2015
  • The best group rate for this objective, 23.1%, was attained by persons aged 45-64 years.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 15.6%, was attained by persons aged 65 years and over.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 7.6 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.486 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.301 times the average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 17.8%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2015

Persons aged 45-64 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 23.1%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.157 times the rate among persons aged 20-44 years.
  • 1.486 times the rate among persons aged 65 years and over.
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