Table 4_1_1-2a

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 4_1_1.2a
Adults who received a blood pressure measurement in the last 2 years and can state whether their blood pressure was normal or high,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 92.90.292.70.293.40.594.10.7DSUDSU92.62.489.82.5
Age18-4491.60.391.50.492.00.992.41.2DSUDSU90.83.391.43.1
45-6493.60.393.40.494.50.896.21.0DSUDSU92.14.593.92.4
65 and over95.40.395.40.496.00.995.21.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderFemale94.90.294.90.395.00.695.10.9DSUDSU97.41.492.02.6
Male90.60.490.40.491.50.992.81.2DSUDSU87.54.085.64.8
Health insurance,b ages 18-64Private94.80.394.60.395.60.695.30.8DSUDSU96.63.296.51.6
Public only94.20.694.50.793.91.397.01.3DSUDSUDSUDSU89.26.8
Uninsured82.00.881.31.085.12.079.64.2DSUDSU86.76.874.77.4
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private97.00.497.00.497.11.298.31.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public93.41.293.51.393.52.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare only93.20.892.90.996.61.690.23.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor89.70.789.10.991.11.391.32.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low89.50.689.20.790.61.689.62.4DSUDSUDSUDSU86.06.6
Middle92.80.492.30.595.50.895.01.3DSUDSU95.33.985.95.2
High95.00.494.90.494.51.495.71.0DSUDSUDSUDSU93.33.4
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school87.70.887.40.988.82.087.83.5DSUDSU92.72.9DSUDSU
High school graduate91.30.591.20.593.11.193.81.9DSUDSUDSUDSU69.56.8
At least some college94.90.294.60.396.20.595.40.8DSUDSU96.52.797.21.4
Location of residencedMetropolitan93.00.292.90.393.50.694.00.8DSUDSU94.52.790.12.7
  Large central metro91.60.591.30.692.20.992.91.1DSUDSUDSUDSU91.43.4
  Large fringe metro94.30.494.20.594.71.195.61.3DSUDSUDSUDSU88.56.1
  Medium metro93.60.493.40.594.71.195.81.8DSUDSUDSUDSU88.15.2
  Small metro92.50.692.40.793.81.893.43.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)91.60.591.60.692.92.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)93.00.893.00.993.61.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities94.40.794.30.995.01.296.42.3DSUDSUDSUDSU86.05.7
Complex activities94.60.694.60.795.61.195.12.5DSUDSUDSUDSU91.85.6
Neither basic nor complex activities92.70.292.50.393.10.694.00.8DSUDSU92.02.992.42.4

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.� Age data and health insurance data for age 65 and over are unadjusted.

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c Negative or poor refers to family incomes below the Federal poverty line for a given household size and composition; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

d For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 4_1_1-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/4_heartdiseases/T4_1_1-2a.html