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Blood pressure control among Black and white adults following quality improvement program

JAMA Network Open

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JAMA Network

About The Study: Disparities in blood pressure (BP) control between Black and white patients were decreased but not eliminated following implementation of quality improvement strategies aimed at reducing disparities in BP control. These results suggest that more focused interventions may be needed to increase BP control among Black individuals. 

Authors: Kristi Reynolds, Ph.D., M.P.H., of Kaiser Permanente Southern California in Pasadena, is the corresponding author. 

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