Controlling High Blood Pressure

Cardiovascular Health Indicator
Measure: Controlling High Blood Pressure

Indicator Date of Most Recent Measure Current Measure Trend
Percentage of patients ages 18-85 with a diagnosis of hypertension, or high blood pressure, whose blood pressure was adequately controlled 2017 78.2% Improving


Overview

  • In 2017, almost four out of five Minnesotans aged 18-85 with diagnosed high blood pressure had their blood pressure under control.
  • Patients with Minnesota Health Care Program insurance are less likely to have their blood pressure under control compared to individuals with other types of insurance, but this gap has narrowed.
  • Black/African American patients with Minnesota Health Care Program insurance are less likely to have their blood pressure under control compared to all adults with Minnesota Health Care Program insurance.

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Updated Tuesday, 30-Jul-2019 09:47:54 CDT