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Table T2_2_1_1-1

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_2_1_1.1
Adults who received a blood pressure measurement in the last 2 years and can state whether their blood pressure was normal or high,a United States, 1998, 2003, and 2008
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
65 and over95.40.394.30.492.10.4
RacebAI/AN only92.62.489.
Asian only94.10.787.11.486.41.7
Black only93.40.592.00.592.20.5
White only92.
Multiple races89.82.589.41.9DNCDNC
EthnicitybHispanic, all races89.00.783.20.783.60.7
Non-Hispanic, all races93.
  Non-Hispanic, Black93.50.592.10.592.30.5
  Non-Hispanic, White93.60.391.90.391.00.3
Health insurance,c ages 18–64Private94.80.392.60.392.20.3
Public only94.20.693.10.591.70.7
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private97.00.495.10.493.40.5
Medicare and public93.
Medicare only93.20.891.70.989.00.9
Family incomedNegative/poor89.70.785.90.785.10.7
Near poor/low89.50.687.10.686.60.6
EducationLess than high school87.70.882.90.783.70.7
High school graduate91.30.590.80.489.60.4
At least some college94.
Location of residenceeMetropolitan93.00.2DNADNADNADNA
  Large central metro91.60.5DNADNADNADNA
  Large fringe metro94.30.4DNADNADNADNA
  Medium metro93.60.4DNADNADNADNA
  Small metro92.50.6DNADNADNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)91.60.5DNADNADNADNA
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)93.00.8DNADNADNADNA
Activity limitationseBasic activities94.40.7DNADNADNADNA
Complex activities94.60.6DNADNADNADNA
Neither basic nor complex activities92.70.2DNADNADNADNA

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population. Age data are unadjusted.

b Estimates for race and ethnicity categories were tabulated using the 1997 standards for data year 1999 and beyond, and are not strictly comparable with estimates for earlier years.

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

d 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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of people were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

e For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

DNC - Data were not collected.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

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

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_2_1_1-1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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