Percentage of Adults with Diagnosed Hypertension

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2244 30.7 0.8 29.2 32.2
GENDER
Female 1348 29.9 1.0 28.0 31.7
Male 896 31.5 1.2 29.1 33.9
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 19 8.2 1.9 4.4 12.0
25-34 years 55 11.2 1.6 8.0 14.4
35-44 years 107 17.9 1.9 14.1 21.7
45-54 years 310 31.7 1.9 28.0 35.4
55-64 years 575 44.8 1.8 41.3 48.2
65+ years 1178 61.9 1.3 59.4 64.4
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 2184 31.4 0.8 29.9 32.9
Hispanic 59 23.1 3.5 16.2 29.9
RACE
White only 1999 31.1 0.8 29.6 32.6
Black or African American only 153 38.9 4.2 30.7 47.2
Other race only 64 23.7 3.5 16.8 30.6
More than one race 24 23.1 5.6 12.1 34.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 166 33.1 3.3 26.6 39.5
High school graduate or G.E.D 693 35.7 1.5 32.7 38.8
Some college 671 30.5 1.4 27.9 33.2
College graduate 714 24.7 1.0 22.7 26.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 221 36.4 3.0 30.5 42.4
$15,000 to $24,999 389 32.3 2.2 28.0 36.6
$25,000 to $34,999 270 32.6 2.4 28.0 37.2
$35,000 to $49,999 339 34.2 2.1 30.1 38.2
$50,000 or more 735 26.8 1.1 24.6 28.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 823 23.4 1.0 21.5 25.3
Out of work 82 28.3 3.7 21.1 35.5
Homemaker/Student 104 14.2 1.9 10.5 18.0
Retired 1055 59.8 1.4 57.0 62.6
Unable to work 178 48.1 3.7 40.8 55.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1032 43.9 1.5 40.9 46.8
1 to less than 20 hours 129 29.9 3.3 23.4 36.5
20 hours to less than 40 hours 214 23.1 1.9 19.4 26.9
40 plus hours 577 23.5 1.1 21.2 25.7
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1246 31.4 1.0 29.5 33.3
Divorced/Separated 350 36.4 2.3 31.8 41.0
Widowed 472 58.7 2.4 54.1 63.3
Never married 175 16.3 1.7 13.0 19.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 1358 25.2 0.8 23.6 26.8
Have a disability 878 49.7 1.7 46.3 53.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 142 37.1 3.4 30.4 43.7
Rural 226 36.1 2.6 31.0 41.3
Densely-settled rural 401 30.6 1.8 27.1 34.1
Semi-Urban 344 31.7 2.0 27.8 35.6
Urban 1131 28.5 1.1 26.5 30.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 164 21.6 2.1 17.4 25.7
Insured 2078 32.5 0.8 30.9 34.1
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 1759 27.2 0.8 25.6 28.7
Have diabetes 481 65.5 2.4 60.8 70.2
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 2020 30.1 0.8 28.5 31.7
Current asthma 206 35.3 2.8 29.8 40.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 1144 22.6 0.8 21.0 24.2
Have arthritis 1088 54.4 1.5 51.5 57.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 1977 30.0 0.8 28.4 31.5
14+ days mental health NOT good 223 35.3 2.7 29.9 40.7
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 1932 31.7 0.8 30.0 33.3
Current smoker 305 26.6 1.8 23.0 30.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 522 19.6 1.1 17.4 21.8
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 790 33.2 1.4 30.5 36.0
Obese, BMI>=30 827 39.3 1.6 36.1 42.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 703 42.0 1.8 38.4 45.7
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1540 27.2 0.8 25.6 28.8
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 1888 29.2 0.8 27.6 30.8
Served on active duty 356 42.1 2.3 37.6 46.6

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had been told by a doctor, nurse, or
other health professional that they have high blood pressure.
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split A