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 2852 76.7 1.2 74.4 79.1
GENDER
Male 1065 75.3 1.8 71.7 78.9
Female 1787 78.2 1.6 75.2 81.3
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 9 54.1 13.8 27.0 81.3
25-34 Years 36 58.8 8.2 42.7 75.0
35-44 Years 137 71.7 3.8 64.3 79.2
45-54 Years 416 77.9 2.1 73.8 81.9
55-64 Years 739 79.6 1.6 76.5 82.7
65+ Years 1515 82.3 1.0 80.3 84.2
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 71 79.2 5.0 69.5 89.0
Non-Hispanic 2779 76.7 1.2 74.2 79.1
RACE
White Only 2598 76.5 1.2 74.1 79.0
Black or AA only 147 77.2 6.3 64.9 89.5
Other Race Only 66 84.1 4.8 74.7 93.5
More than one race 34 82.2 6.4 69.6 94.8
EDUCATION
Less than high school 212 80.1 3.3 73.5 86.6
High school graduate or G.E.D. 921 78.2 2.1 74.2 82.2
Some college 872 73.7 2.4 69.0 78.5
College graduate 846 77.8 1.6 74.7 81.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 311 85.0 4.2 76.7 93.4
$15,000 - $24,999 508 80.5 2.2 76.3 84.8
$25,000 - $34,999 387 80.1 2.8 74.6 85.5
$35,000 - $49,999 408 78.9 2.7 73.7 84.1
$50,000+ 843 72.7 2.1 68.5 76.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 978 72.2 1.9 68.4 75.9
Out of work 115 70.9 6.1 58.9 83.0
Homemaker or Student 146 72.1 6.7 58.9 85.3
Retired 1371 83.3 1.0 81.3 85.3
Unable to work 239 85.5 2.9 79.9 91.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1360 83.2 1.1 81.1 85.4
1-19 hours 145 76.5 7.8 61.1 91.8
20-39 hours 231 71.7 4.9 62.1 81.2
40+ hours 723 71.0 2.2 66.6 75.3
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 1541 78.1 1.2 75.7 80.5
Divorced or seperated 431 77.9 3.1 71.8 84.0
Widowed 682 80.4 1.8 77.0 83.9
Never married 193 64.8 6.1 52.9 76.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1297 82.4 1.5 79.5 85.2
Living without a disability 1549 73.2 1.7 69.8 76.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 181 78.3 5.9 66.8 89.9
Rural 312 77.6 3.0 71.7 83.5
Densely-settled Rural 592 79.6 2.4 75.0 84.3
Semi-urban 429 72.6 3.0 66.7 78.5
Urban 1338 76.4 1.8 72.8 80.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2674 77.9 1.1 75.7 80.1
Uninsured 174 68.7 5.2 58.5 79.0
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 697 86.7 1.3 84.1 89.3
No diabetes 2152 73.9 1.5 71.1 76.8
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 273 73.3 4.5 64.5 82.2
No current asthma 2560 77.3 1.2 74.9 79.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1340 82.5 1.2 80.2 84.9
No arthritis 1496 73.0 1.8 69.5 76.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 818 85.3 1.8 81.7 88.8
Excellent, very good or good health 2023 73.7 1.5 70.7 76.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 266 77.0 4.0 69.2 84.8
<14 days mental health not good 2549 76.8 1.3 74.3 79.3
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 388 74.4 3.5 67.4 81.3
Non-smoker 2449 77.2 1.2 74.8 79.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 628 75.0 2.5 70.0 79.9
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 949 74.9 1.9 71.1 78.7
Obese (BMI>=30) 1154 79.1 1.9 75.3 82.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1848 75.2 1.5 72.3 78.1
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1001 79.7 2.0 75.7 83.6
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 323 78.5 3.8 71.1 86.0
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 873 74.6 2.1 70.5 78.7
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 154 72.0 5.8 60.5 83.4
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 1418 79.0 1.6 75.9 82.2
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 323 78.5 3.8 71.1 86.0
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 2445 76.9 1.3 74.5 79.4
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 484 80.3 2.2 75.9 84.6
Not served on active duty 2366 76.1 1.4 73.4 78.8

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had been told by a doctor or other health
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
 
ASKED ONLY TO LANDLINE SURVEY RESPONDENTS