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Disparities Data Details HDS-25 by Race and Ethnicity for 2014-15

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity 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 Race and Ethnicity 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:
Race and Ethnicity 2014-15 Disparity
White only 66.7
CI 64.8/68.5
SE 0.947
x 1.000
Best rate
Not Hispanic or Latino 64.6
CI 62.6/66.6
SE 1.031
x 1.032
CI
1.000/ 1.069
Hispanic or Latino 63.5
CI 58.3/68.6
SE 2.634
x 1.051
CI
1.000/ 1.129
Black or African American only 55.9
CI 50.8/61.0
SE 2.595
x 1.194
CI
1.000/ 1.293
Average group rate excluding best group rate 61.3
...
SE 2.714
x 1.088
CI 1.000/ 1.174

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2014-15
  • The best group rate for this objective, 66.7%, was attained by White only persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 55.9%, was attained by Black or African American only persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 10.8 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.194 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 61.3%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2014-15

White only persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 66.7%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate for the Not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • <1.1 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.194 times the rate for the Black or African American only population.
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