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Disparities Data Details HDS-25 by Age Group for 2014-15

Disparities Details by Age Group 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 Age Group 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:
Age Group 2014-15 Disparity
65 years and over 66.7
CI 64.3/69.1
SE 1.248
x 1.000
Best rate
45-64 years 61.8
CI 59.2/64.5
SE 1.340
x 1.079
CI
1.000/ 1.131
18-44 years 61.2
CI 56.2/66.3
SE 2.571
x 1.090
CI
1.000/ 1.175
Average group rate excluding best group rate 61.5
...
SE 2.899
x 1.084
CI 1.000/ 1.178

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 Age Group — 2014-15
  • The best group rate for this objective, 66.7%, was attained by persons aged 65 years and over.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 61.2%, was attained by persons aged 18-44 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 5.5 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 61.5%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2014-15

Persons aged 65 years and over achieved the best group rate for this objective, 66.7%.

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 45-64 years.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons aged 18-44 years.
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