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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Percent of adults with diagnosed diabetes with most recent blood pressure less than 140/90 mm/Hg

Measure Source

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


1.23 Percent of adults age 18 and over with diagnosed diabetes with systolic blood pressure less than 140 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure less than 90 mmHg based on average of 3 measurements, United States, 1999-2002.

Data Source

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


Adults, age 18 and over, with diabetes.


Adults with diabetes with blood pressure less than 140/90 mm/Hg at exam.


Percents are age-adjusted using 2000 standard population with 3 age groups (18-39, 40-59, 60 and over).

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Hospital admissions for uncontrolled diabetes per 100,000 population. Percent of adults with diagnosed diabetes with most recent LDL-C level less than 130mg/dL (minimally acceptable) or less than <100mg/dL (optimal).



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