Percentage of Adults with Diagnosed Hypertension Who Measures Blood Pressure at Home

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2303 51.5 1.0 49.6 53.5
GENDER
Male 1025 49.4 1.4 46.6 52.2
Female 1278 53.9 1.3 51.4 56.5
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 9 21.0 7.2 6.9 35.1
25-34 years 36 31.7 5.1 21.8 41.7
35-44 years 111 37.7 3.3 31.2 44.2
45-54 years 210 40.7 2.6 35.5 45.9
55-64 years 598 54.9 1.7 51.5 58.2
65+ years 1339 63.7 1.2 61.3 66.1
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 51 32.5 4.8 23.1 41.9
Non-hispanic 2241 52.5 1.0 50.5 54.4
RACE
White only 2076 52.5 1.0 50.6 54.5
Black or African American only 120 46.4 4.7 37.2 55.6
Other race only 41 41.6 7.2 27.5 55.7
More than one race 41 46.5 7.4 32.0 61.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 137 48.5 4.0 40.8 56.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 713 53.5 1.7 50.2 56.8
Some college 667 50.5 1.8 47.1 54.0
College graduate 777 51.7 1.6 48.4 54.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 157 43.1 3.6 36.0 50.1
$15,000 to $24,999 350 53.4 2.5 48.4 58.3
$25,000 to $34,999 241 50.2 3.1 44.2 56.3
$35,000 to $49,999 344 53.9 2.4 49.1 58.7
$50,000 or more 828 51.1 1.6 48.0 54.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 786 43.9 1.5 41.0 46.9
Out of work 58 52.3 5.7 41.1 63.5
Homemaker/Student 142 54.2 4.3 45.8 62.6
Retired 1122 62.7 1.3 60.0 65.3
Unable to work 190 47.5 3.3 41.0 54.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1101 62.6 1.4 59.9 65.3
1 to less than 20 hours 137 51.5 4.1 43.5 59.6
20 hours to less than 40 hours 207 50.6 3.3 44.1 57.2
40 plus hours 567 42.5 1.7 39.1 45.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1367 53.5 1.3 51.0 56.0
Divorced/Seperated 356 48.5 2.4 43.7 53.2
Widowed 435 58.0 2.1 53.9 62.1
Never married 145 35.5 3.4 28.8 42.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 886 55.4 1.6 52.2 58.5
Not living with a disability 1398 49.5 1.2 47.1 52.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 137 61.8 4.0 53.9 69.6
Rural 269 55.0 2.9 49.3 60.8
Densely-settled rural 421 55.0 2.2 50.7 59.4
Semi-Urban 344 49.7 2.4 45.0 54.4
Urban 1132 49.2 1.4 46.5 52.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2207 52.9 1.0 50.9 54.8
Uninsured 90 36.7 4.1 28.7 44.7
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 560 59.4 2.0 55.5 63.4
No diabetes 1739 49.4 1.1 47.2 51.6
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 227 53.4 3.1 47.4 59.5
No current asthma 2055 51.3 1.0 49.2 53.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 1138 57.9 1.4 55.3 60.6
No 1151 46.9 1.4 44.3 49.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 205 48.7 3.3 42.3 55.1
<14 days mental health NOT good 2055 51.9 1.0 49.9 53.9
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 236 37.8 2.6 32.7 42.9
Non-smoker 2047 54.4 1.0 52.3 56.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 458 52.3 2.3 47.8 56.8
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 811 54.9 1.7 51.6 58.2
Obese, BMI>=30 911 49.6 1.5 46.6 52.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 1605 52.9 1.2 50.6 55.3
No 690 48.3 1.7 45.0 51.6
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 436 58.0 2.3 53.4 62.5
Did not serve on active duty 1864 50.2 1.1 48.1 52.3

Numerator: Respondents who were ever diagnosed with high blood pressure
and measures their blood pressure at home.
 
Denominator: All respondents ever being diagnosed with high blood pressure,
excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split A