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Table 5 Posterior Mean Cardiovascular Prevalence Rates (Percents) by Gender, Ethnicity, and Education

From: A multilevel model for cardiovascular disease prevalence in the US and its application to micro area prevalence estimates

   Males Females  
Ethnicity Education Mean 2.5% 97.5% Mean 2.5% 97.5% Male-Female Risk Ratio
White No High School 9.8 9.0 10.5 7.6 7.5 7.7 1.28
  High Sch Graduate 8.2 7.8 8.7 5.4 5.2 5.5 1.53
  Some College 8.1 7.6 8.6 5.1 5.0 5.3 1.59
  College Graduate 5.9 5.6 6.2 3.0 3.0 3.1 1.94
Black No High School 8.7 8.2 9.4 10.3 9.9 11.0 0.85
  High Sch Graduate 7.3 6.9 7.8 7.2 7.0 7.6 1.01
  Some College 7.2 6.8 7.6 6.8 6.6 7.3 1.05
  College Graduate 5.2 4.9 5.6 4.1 3.8 4.4 1.28
Hisp No High School 8.4 7.9 9.1 6.5 6.2 6.7 1.30
  High Sch Graduate 7.1 6.6 7.6 4.5 4.3 4.8 1.55
  Some College 7.0 6.5 7.5 4.3 4.1 4.5 1.62
  College Graduate 5.1 4.7 5.5 2.6 2.5 2.7 1.97
Other No High School 13.0 12.3 13.8 11.8 11.5 12.1 1.10
  High Sch Graduate 10.9 10.4 11.6 8.3 8.1 8.5 1.31
  Some College 10.7 10.2 11.3 7.8 7.7 8.0 1.36
  College Graduate 7.8 7.4 8.4 4.7 4.5 4.9 1.66