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 2963 77.6 1.0 75.7 79.6
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 1129 76.3 1.6 73.0 79.5
Female 1834 79.1 1.2 76.8 81.3
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 14 63.1 13.4 36.9 89.3
25-34 years 49 54.6 6.0 42.9 66.3
35-44 years 167 71.6 3.6 64.6 78.5
45-54 years 461 77.8 1.9 74.1 81.5
55-64 years 817 83.7 1.3 81.1 86.2
65+ years 1455 82.4 1.0 80.5 84.4
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 80 73.2 6.5 60.5 85.9
Non-Hispanic 2880 77.8 1.0 75.8 79.8
RACE . . . . .
White Only 2659 78.0 1.0 76.0 80.1
Black Only 146 79.6 4.1 71.5 87.7
Other Race Only 95 67.0 6.8 53.6 80.3
More than One Race 52 79.3 5.4 68.8 89.8
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 209 74.2 4.4 65.7 82.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 994 81.4 1.8 77.8 84.9
Some College 909 76.9 1.8 73.3 80.5
College Graduate 848 75.3 1.8 71.8 78.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 243 82.7 3.0 76.9 88.6
$15,000 - $24,999 544 82.3 1.9 78.6 85.9
$25,000 - $34,999 410 75.2 2.8 69.6 80.7
$35,000 - $49,999 491 78.9 2.2 74.6 83.2
$50,000+ 904 74.9 1.9 71.1 78.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1210 75.0 1.5 72.1 78.0
Out of Work 100 73.4 7.7 58.3 88.6
Homemaker / Student 130 75.8 4.2 67.5 84.0
Retired 1286 82.8 1.0 80.8 84.9
Unable to Work 225 80.3 3.7 73.0 87.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1263 82.7 1.1 80.5 84.9
1-19 Hours 154 78.5 3.6 71.5 85.5
20-39 Hours 279 79.2 2.7 73.9 84.5
40 + Hours 892 73.6 1.8 70.2 77.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1638 77.6 1.2 75.3 79.9
Divorced / Separated 463 79.5 3.7 72.2 86.8
Widowed 659 81.1 1.5 78.1 84.0
Never Married 197 70.9 4.9 61.2 80.6
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1178 84.3 1.4 81.5 87.0
Living without a Disability 1778 74.3 1.3 71.7 77.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 135 79.5 3.5 72.7 86.4
Rural 362 78.6 2.8 73.1 84.1
Densely-settled Rural 488 78.9 2.4 74.2 83.6
Semi-urban 601 77.8 2.0 73.8 81.8
Urban 1375 76.8 1.6 73.6 79.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 183 75.0 3.7 67.7 82.3
Insured 2778 77.9 1.1 75.8 79.9
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 690 86.3 1.5 83.4 89.2
No Diabetes 2272 75.7 1.2 73.4 78.0
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 275 78.2 3.5 71.4 85.0
No Current Asthma 2668 77.6 1.1 75.5 79.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 1497 83.7 1.2 81.3 86.0
No Arthritis 1460 73.5 1.5 70.5 76.4
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 816 84.8 1.9 81.1 88.6
Excellent to Good 2140 75.6 1.2 73.3 78.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 295 79.7 3.3 73.2 86.1
<14 days mental health not good 2631 77.3 1.1 75.2 79.4
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 427 73.3 3.4 66.7 80.0
Non-Smoker 2522 78.7 1.0 76.8 80.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 676 77.1 1.9 73.5 80.7
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 955 74.1 2.0 70.3 77.9
Obese (BMI >= 30) 1212 81.1 1.5 78.2 84.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1953 76.0 1.3 73.5 78.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1009 81.3 1.5 78.3 84.3
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 1052 75.3 1.8 71.8 78.9
Insufficient 1191 77.7 1.5 74.7 80.7
No Activity 616 83.3 1.7 79.9 86.6

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 A