Table 2

Demographic and clinical factors affecting diabetes and obesity prevalence and BP control among diabetic hypertensive patients from 28 participating practices
Mean (SD) obesity prevalence among all study patients (n = 8,400) Mean (SD) DM prevalence among all study patients (n = 8,400) Mean (SD) % with BP control1 among diabetic study patients (n = 2,162) Mean (SD) % with BP uncontrolled2 among diabetic study patients (n = 2,162)
Gender
Male 45.5% (8.5%) 27.4% (7.9%) 39.9% (13.9%) 31.8% (10.6%)
Female 43.0% (8.8%) 24.5% (7.6%) 40.1% (12.6%) 29.3% (10.4%)
Age
<65 53.5% (8.3%) 23.7% (7.7%) 37.5% (14.6%) 31.8% (12.7%)
> = 65 34.4% (8.4%) 28.3% (7.7%) 41.9% (13.3%) 29.9% (9.0%)
Race/ethnicity
Caucasian 44.9% (7.8%) 26.6% (7.6%) 36.9% (12.8%) 32.9% (7.9%)
African American 45.1% (22.7%) 36.0% (23.2%) 33.5% (25.5%) 47.1% (31.1%)
Hispanic 38.6% (24.5%) 25.4% (28.7%) 42.7% (42.2%) 48.8% (40.2%)
Other/Missing 37.9% (15.9%) 26.1% (19.4%) 42.8% (21.9%) 25.7% (19.1%)
BMI
<30 18.0% (8.5%) 44.7% (19.2%) 30.9% (15.9%)
> = 30 33.0% (8.4%) 36.6% (12.1%) 32% (9.2%)
Region
Northeast 45.7% (2.4%) 23.3% (5.2%) 37.7% (13.8%) 26.6% (9.2%)
Midwest 47.5% (8.8%) 25.5% (5.5%) 41.5% (12.6%) 27.9% (7.1%)
South 44.0% (9.2%) 30.9% (8.6%) 34.2% (6.6%) 38.0% (7.7%)
West 38.6% (5.1%) 22.0% (6.7%) 44.1% (13.7%) 29.7% (9.6%)

1Controlled BP defined as BP <130/80 mmHg.

2Uncontrolled BP defined as SBP > =140 mmHg and/or DBP > =85 mmHg.

Wong et al.

Wong et al. BMC Family Practice 2013 14:30   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-30

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