Table 4_1_1-2b

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_1.2b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 92.90.293.50.293.60.393.50.589.00.7
Age18-4491.60.392.80.493.00.492.10.985.91.0
45-6493.60.393.80.493.50.494.50.892.11.0
65 and over95.40.395.50.495.50.496.30.993.91.3
GenderFemale94.90.295.30.395.40.395.20.692.80.7
Male90.60.491.60.491.70.591.60.985.01.2
Health insurance,b ages 18-64Private94.80.394.90.394.80.395.60.693.50.8
Public only94.20.694.00.794.60.893.61.495.21.1
Uninsured82.00.883.80.983.41.285.52.078.41.7
  95.40.395.50.495.50.496.30.993.91.3
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private97.00.496.90.496.90.497.51.298.01.1
Medicare and public93.41.293.61.293.91.493.42.492.13.0
Medicare only93.20.893.10.992.81.096.61.694.31.9
Family incomecNegative/poor89.70.791.30.791.60.991.01.484.61.8
Near poor/low89.50.690.60.790.70.890.61.686.31.4
Middle92.80.493.30.592.90.695.80.890.01.2
High95.00.495.00.495.00.494.51.494.21.1
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school87.70.889.91.090.41.189.42.185.21.3
High school graduate91.30.592.10.592.10.693.21.186.81.6
At least some college94.90.294.90.394.80.396.20.593.80.9
Location of residencedMetropolitan93.00.293.80.293.90.393.60.689.00.7
  Large central metro91.60.592.80.593.00.692.50.987.91.0
  Large fringe metro94.30.494.90.594.90.594.71.190.41.4
  Medium metro93.60.494.20.494.20.594.81.189.81.4
  Small metro92.50.692.70.792.40.893.71.891.12.3
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)91.60.592.00.692.00.693.02.186.63.6
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)93.00.893.20.893.40.993.61.590.34.1
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities94.40.795.10.795.30.894.91.389.82.4
Complex activities94.60.694.90.695.00.795.51.292.62.1
Neither basic nor complex activities92.70.293.40.293.40.393.30.688.50.8

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

b A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private" category only.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������

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.

Key: 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_1-2b: 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_1-2b.html