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Heart Disease and Stroke

HDS-6 Increase the proportion of adults who have had their blood cholesterol checked within the preceding 5 years

Adults having blood cholesterol screening in past 5 years (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 74.6 (2008)
2020 Target: 82.1
Desired Direction: Increase
  • Populations
  • 1998
  • 2003
  • 20081
  • Total  View chart
  • 67.0
  • 73.2
  • 74.6
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
Data Details Details about the methodology and measurement of this HP2020 objective

1 Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

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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.