Percentage of Adults with Diagnosed Hypertension on Two or More Different Visits

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1019 80.5 1.4 77.8 83.3
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 373 75.8 2.4 71.1 80.5
Female 646 85.3 1.4 82.5 88.0
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 3 45.1 23.7 0.0 91.6
25-34 years 28 61.2 8.0 45.5 76.9
35-44 years 85 83.6 3.9 76.0 91.3
45-54 years 176 78.8 3.1 72.7 84.8
55-64 years 239 79.3 2.7 74.0 84.6
65+ years 488 87.1 1.4 84.2 89.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 26 78.7 8.0 63.1 94.3
Non-Hispanic 991 80.6 1.4 77.8 83.4
RACE . . . . .
White Only 914 79.8 1.5 76.8 82.8
Black Only 52 84.9 5.2 74.6 95.2
Other Race Only 32 85.7 6.0 73.9 97.5
More than One Race 19 100.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 88 80.8 4.2 72.5 89.1
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 365 80.3 2.6 75.3 85.4
Some College 280 80.8 2.5 75.8 85.8
College Graduate 284 80.4 2.6 75.4 85.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 120 86.7 3.3 80.3 93.1
$15,000 - $24,999 208 79.5 3.2 73.3 85.8
$25,000 - $34,999 138 83.4 3.2 77.1 89.8
$35,000 - $49,999 156 83.8 3.5 77.0 90.7
$50,000+ 233 75.5 2.8 70.0 81.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 419 75.4 2.3 70.8 79.9
Out of Work 22 82.5 9.9 63.1 100.0
Homemaker / Student 49 82.8 5.5 72.0 93.7
Retired 461 86.3 1.6 83.2 89.4
Unable to Work 66 87.2 4.2 79.0 95.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 458 86.2 1.6 83.1 89.3
1-19 Hours 41 82.9 6.1 71.0 94.9
20-39 Hours 96 76.8 5.7 65.7 87.9
40 + Hours 322 75.0 2.5 70.1 80.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 530 79.6 1.8 76.1 83.2
Divorced / Separated 179 83.9 3.4 77.3 90.5
Widowed 238 84.1 2.2 79.8 88.3
Never Married 71 75.9 7.3 61.5 90.3
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 413 88.1 1.7 84.7 91.5
Living without a Disability 604 76.6 1.9 72.9 80.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 51 93.2 3.2 87.0 99.5
Rural 131 83.2 3.2 76.9 89.5
Densely-settled Rural 172 77.7 4.0 69.9 85.5
Semi-urban 233 82.0 2.9 76.3 87.6
Urban 431 79.9 2.1 75.9 83.9
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 303 88.4 1.9 84.6 92.1
Excellent to Good 711 77.7 1.8 74.3 81.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 54 58.4 7.3 44.0 72.7
Insured 963 82.4 1.3 79.8 85.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 203 88.5 2.3 83.9 93.0
No Diabetes 816 78.9 1.6 75.8 82.1
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 95 91.1 2.8 85.6 96.6
No Current Asthma 921 79.5 1.5 76.6 82.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 555 86.5 1.5 83.5 89.4
No arthritis 460 75.1 2.3 70.7 79.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 110 85.8 3.5 78.8 92.8
<14 days mental health not good 895 80.1 1.5 77.1 83.0
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 140 77.3 3.8 69.9 84.7
Non-Smoker 877 81.1 1.5 78.1 84.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 243 80.0 2.8 74.5 85.6
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 374 78.9 2.4 74.2 83.6
Obese (BMI >= 30) 349 83.5 2.2 79.2 87.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 675 78.8 1.8 75.3 82.2
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 344 85.1 2.1 80.8 89.3
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 361 77.4 2.5 72.6 82.3
Insufficient 394 81.3 2.2 76.9 85.7
No Activity 226 84.6 2.6 79.6 89.6

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had been told by a doctor or
health care professional that they have high blood pressure on two or more different visits.
Denominator: All respondents diagnosed with high blood pressure, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split B