2011 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_2_3.1
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes with systolic blood pressure less than 140 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure less than 80 mm Hg based on average blood pressure measurements, United States, 2001-2004 and 2005-2008a
Priority populationSample sizeWeighted sizePercentSESample sizeWeighted sizePercentSE
Total 1,06114,810,59358.62.683012,018,23358.72.5
Age, not age adjusted40-593436,486,09159.93.92545,563,19559.53.8
60 and over7188,324,50256.62.25766,455,03957.52.7
EthnicityMexican American2021,158,99264.53.4238901,47162.72.8
Non-Hispanic, Black3202,586,50358.22.91801,661,56647.84.1
Non-Hispanic, White4199,516,78457.14.43548,074,69763.63.9
Family incomebNegative/poor2121,975,64059.65.51621,573,83557.76.1
Near poor/low2973,794,19648.93.52513,021,13849.64.1
EducationLess than high school4604,493,64852.74.03553,444,36657.34.1
High school graduate2624,236,50256.64.81812,994,52860.55.3
Some college3376,072,93364.03.62935,572,85959.64.1

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population, except where indicated, using two age groups: 40-59 and 60 and over.

b. Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, 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.

Key: SE: standard error.

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


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T4_2_3_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/4_diabetes/T4_2_3_1.html