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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
65 and over95.40.395.50.495.50.496.30.993.91.3
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
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private97.00.496.90.496.90.497.
Medicare and public93.
Medicare only93.20.893.10.992.
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
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school87.70.889.
High school graduate91.30.592.10.592.10.693.
At least some college94.
Location of residencedMetropolitan93.
  Large central metro91.60.592.80.593.00.692.50.987.91.0
  Large fringe metro94.30.494.90.594.90.594.
  Medium metro93.60.494.20.494.20.594.
  Small metro92.50.692.70.792.40.893.71.891.12.3
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)91.60.592.00.692.00.693.
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.
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.

Key: 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_1-2b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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