Table 4

Prevalence and treatment outcomes for hypertension, raised cholesterol and diabetes

WhiteIrishCaribbeanIndianPakistaniBangladeshiChinese
Hypertension
Normotensive67.166.464.471.679.180.879.6
Hypertension controlled10.610.613.910.98.48.36.4
Hypertension uncontrolled9.810.412.37.75.75.35.8
Hypertension undiagnosed12.612.79.49.76.75.68.2
Odds ratio (95% CI) for being hypertensive (controlled, uncontrolled or undiagnosed)11.04 (0.89 to 1.22)1.53 (1.29 to 1.81)1.05 (0.92 to 1.21)0.96 (0.79 to 1.16)0.84 (0.64 to 1.11)0.69 (0.56 to 0.85)
N17 8361260106713701041712701
Cholesterol
Normal cholesterol31.433.148.440.347.345.945.3
Raised cholesterol controlled2.01.71.64.13.53.90.8
Raised cholesterol uncontrolled8.28.86.06.55.23.24.8
Raised cholesterol undiagnosed58.456.443.949.143.947.049.1
Odds ratio (95% CI) for having raised cholesterol (controlled, uncontrolled, undiagnosed)10.87 (0.73 to 1.04)0.54 (0.46 to 0.64)0.81 (0.70 to 0.95)0.79 (0.66 to 0.94)0.86 (0.68 to 1.09)0.70 (0.57 to 0.86)
N16 16112239621249866565531
Diabetes
Not diabetic96.396.289.789.188.583.194.1
Diabetic controlled1.61.02.94.13.15.41.1
Diabetic uncontrolled1.21.24.02.64.75.52.1
Diabetic undiagnosed0.81.63.34.13.75.92.7
Odds ratio (95% CI) for being diabetic (controlled, uncontrolled, undiagnosed)11.03 (0.69 to 1.54)3.91 (2.91 to 5.26)4.83 (3.75 to 6.24)7.41 (5.45 to 10.06)12.62 (8.58 to 18.58)2.73 (1.94 to 3.86)
N700512299221232852555532
  • Per cents and odds ratios with 95% confidence intervals compared with white, adjusted for age and gender.