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
65 and over95.40.395.40.496.00.995.21.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance,b ages 18-64Private94.80.394.60.395.60.695.30.8DSUDSU96.
Public only94.20.694.50.793.91.397.01.3DSUDSUDSUDSU89.26.8
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private97.00.497.00.497.
Medicare and public93.
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
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school87.70.887.40.988.
High school graduate91.30.591.20.593.
At least some college94.
Location of residencedMetropolitan93.
  Large central metro91.60.591.30.692.20.992.91.1DSUDSUDSUDSU91.43.4
  Large fringe metro94.30.494.20.594.
  Medium metro93.60.493.40.594.
  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.
Complex activities94.60.694.60.795.
Neither basic nor complex activities92.

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 4_1_1-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.