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 1129 20.4 0.7 19.1 21.8
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 459 21.9 1.2 19.6 24.2
Female 670 19.0 0.8 17.5 20.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 2 1.6 1.3 0.0 4.1
25-34 years 29 6.6 1.3 4.0 9.2
35-44 years 74 12.4 1.5 9.5 15.3
45-54 years 168 19.7 1.5 16.7 22.6
55-64 years 298 35.2 1.8 31.6 38.8
65+ years 554 49.1 1.6 45.9 52.2
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 34 11.5 2.4 6.8 16.2
Non-Hispanic 1095 21.1 0.7 19.7 22.5
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1027 21.2 0.8 19.7 22.7
Black Only 46 32.6 4.9 23.0 42.1
Other Race Only 42 10.0 1.9 6.3 13.7
More than One Race 11 20.9 8.0 5.2 36.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 84 20.2 3.0 14.3 26.1
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 374 22.9 1.4 20.2 25.6
Some College 341 21.3 1.3 18.7 23.9
College Graduate 328 17.8 1.1 15.7 19.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 100 28.4 3.5 21.6 35.2
$15,000 - $24,999 216 23.9 1.9 20.1 27.7
$25,000 - $34,999 168 25.8 2.4 21.1 30.4
$35,000 - $49,999 169 21.3 1.8 17.7 24.9
$50,000+ 330 16.4 1.0 14.5 18.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 454 14.3 0.8 12.8 15.9
Out of Work 24 23.7 5.9 12.2 35.2
Homemaker / Student 48 7.8 1.3 5.3 10.3
Retired 516 49.2 1.7 45.9 52.5
Unable to Work 86 38.2 4.2 30.0 46.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 512 35.8 1.6 32.7 38.9
1-19 Hours 55 16.3 2.6 11.1 21.4
20-39 Hours 107 15.7 1.9 11.9 19.5
40 + Hours 327 13.9 0.9 12.2 15.6
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 614 20.2 0.8 18.6 21.8
Divorced / Separated 174 29.3 2.3 24.8 33.8
Widowed 272 45.8 2.2 41.5 50.2
Never Married 65 7.0 1.4 4.3 9.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 464 39.5 1.8 36.0 43.0
Living without a Disability 662 15.7 0.7 14.3 17.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 65 23.0 3.2 16.7 29.2
Rural 146 19.9 1.8 16.3 23.5
Densely-settled Rural 200 21.3 1.7 18.0 24.6
Semi-urban 215 22.6 1.7 19.3 25.9
Urban 503 19.2 1.0 17.2 21.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 342 44.8 2.5 39.9 49.7
Excellent to Good 783 16.7 0.7 15.3 18.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 79 17.1 2.3 12.7 21.5
Insured 1050 21.0 0.7 19.5 22.4
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 221 57.7 2.9 52.0 63.3
No Diabetes 908 17.8 0.7 16.4 19.1
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 1129 79.4 1.4 76.6 82.1
No Hypertension 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 107 25.0 2.8 19.6 30.5
No Current Asthma 1018 20.1 0.7 18.6 21.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 611 38.3 1.5 35.3 41.2
No arthritis 514 13.9 0.7 12.5 15.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 112 25.3 2.9 19.7 30.9
<14 days mental health not good 1004 20.0 0.7 18.6 21.4
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 179 18.6 1.7 15.3 21.8
Non-Smoker 949 20.9 0.8 19.4 22.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 284 13.0 0.9 11.2 14.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 398 20.6 1.2 18.2 22.9
Obese (BMI >= 30) 401 30.4 1.6 27.2 33.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 741 17.8 0.7 16.4 19.3
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 387 29.3 1.7 26.0 32.7
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 416 17.0 0.9 15.2 18.9
Insufficient 420 20.3 1.1 18.1 22.5
No Activity 242 36.7 2.5 31.8 41.6

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
to a doctor or other health care professional.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split A