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Disparities Data Details HDS-25 by Geographic Location for 2014-15

Disparities Details by Geographic Location for 2014-15
HDS-25 : Physician office visits by adults with hypertension whose blood pressure is controlled (percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 58.3 (2006–07)
2020 Target: 64.1 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS), CDC/NCHS
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Geographic Location for HDS-25

HDS-25 Increase the proportion of patients with hypertension in clinical health systems whose blood pressure is under control

Physician office visits by adults with hypertension whose blood pressure is controlled (percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 58.3 (2006–07)
2020 Target: 64.1 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Geographic Location 2014-15 Disparity
Metropolitan 64.6
CI 62.5/66.7
SE 1.071
x 1.000
Best rate
Non-metropolitan 63.7
CI 59.0/68.4
SE 2.371
x 1.013
CI
1.000/ 1.083

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Summary measures of health disparities by Geographic Location — 2014-15
  • The better group rate for this objective, 64.6%, was attained by persons with a provider in a metropolitan area.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 63.7%, was attained by persons with a provider in a non-metropolitan area.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.8 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Geographic Location — 2014-15

Persons with a provider in a metropolitan area achieved the better group rate for this objective, 64.6%.

The better group rate was <1.1 times the rate among persons with a provider in a non-metropolitan area.

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