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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Percent of adults with diagnosed diabetes with most recent blood pressure <140/90 mm/Hg.

Measure Source

National Alliance for Diabetes Quality Improvement, National Quality Forum, 2002.

Tables

1.26 Percent of adults age 18 and over with diagnosed diabetes with average blood pressure at exam <140/90 mm/Hg, United States, 1999 - 2000.

Data Source

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

Denominator

Adults, age 18 and over, with diabetes.

Numerator

Adults with diabetes with blood pressure lower than 140/90 mm/Hg.

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