Table 2

Percentage of patients with good CVD risk factor control by race/ethnicity

African American patientsHispanic patientsWhite patients
UnadjustedAdjustedOR (95% CI)UnadjustedAdjustedOR (95% CI)UnadjustedAdjustedOR (95% CI)
A1C <8%6564 ± 0.6*0.76 (0.71–0.81)6362 (0.7)*0.69 (0.71–0.81)7469Ref
LDL cholesterol <100 mg/dl4140 ± 0.8*0.71 (0.66–0.76)4749 (0.7)†1.09 (1.02–1.16)5047Ref
SBP <140 mmHg7070 ± 0.6*0.62 (0.58–0.67)7777 (0.6)0.95 (0.87–1.03)7878Ref
  • Data are %, % ± SEM, or ORs (95% CI). Physician random effect probit models and logistic regression models were adjusted for patient age, sex, preferred language, number of comorbidities, number of primary care visits in 2005, Medicare status, number of medication classes taken for condition, pill burden, geocoded education and income, physician age, sex, race/ethnicity, language, panel size, and number of diabetic patients in panel. White patients are the referent (Ref) group.

  • *P < 0.001;

  • P < 0.05.