Table 6: Control of hypertension by age group and ethnicity among hypertensive female hotel room cleaners (Las Vegas 2002, n = 846)

compared to the hypertensive female U.S. working population (NHANES, 1999-2004, n = 29,402), by health insurance coverage

 

 

With health insurance

Without

health insurance

 

Las Vegas hotel Room Cleaners

NHANES

NHANES

 

%

95% CI

%

95% CI

%

95% CI

Total

21.4

15.8-27.8

40.9

33.3-48.9

36.8

23.0-53.1

Age group (years)

 

 

 

 

 

 

20-39

15.6

5.3-32.8

43.7

26.6-62.3

26.3

8.7-57.3

40-59

23.3

16.7-31.0

44.0

38.3-49.9

30.3

15.9-50.1

≥ 60

14.3

1.8-42.8

31.2

23.8-39.7

65.1

34.4-86.9

Race/Ethnicity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mexican American a

20.5

12.2-31.2

37.6

21.3-57.2

23.8

11.5-42.9

Other Hispanic b

20.0

10.0-33.7

63.3

43.9-79.1

62.8

White, non-Hispanic

30.0

6.7-65.2

41.0

30.9-51.8

39.7

26.0-55.4

Black, non-Hispanic

53.9

25.1-80.8

31.0

21.3-42.8

11.9

5.2-25.0

Other c

20.0

6.8-40.7

56.8

42.6-69.9

38.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a Mexican American: Participants self identified as Mexican American

b Other Hispanic: Participants self identified as Latino but not Mexican American

c Other: Participants self identified neither Mexican American nor as other Hispanic, white or black