Percentage of Adults with Diagnosed Hypertension

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 9207 31.6 0.4 30.9 32.3
GENDER
Male 4151 33.1 0.5 32.1 34.2
Female 5056 30.1 0.5 29.1 31.0
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 90 5.8 0.7 4.5 7.2
25-34 years 302 12.6 0.8 11.0 14.1
35-44 years 599 21.2 0.9 19.5 23.0
45-54 years 1184 32.9 0.9 31.1 34.7
55-64 years 2394 46.8 0.8 45.2 48.4
65+ years 4638 60.9 0.6 59.6 62.1
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 352 20.1 1.1 17.8 22.3
Non-hispanic 8799 32.8 0.4 32.1 33.5
RACE
White only 8169 31.9 0.4 31.1 32.6
Black or African American only 502 37.9 2.0 33.9 41.9
Other race only 175 21.0 1.9 17.4 24.7
More than one race 186 38.5 2.8 33.0 44.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 630 35.1 1.4 32.3 38.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 2856 35.6 0.7 34.2 36.9
Some college 2626 30.3 0.6 29.1 31.6
College graduate 3046 27.8 0.5 26.7 28.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 723 39.2 1.6 36.0 42.4
$15,000 to $24,999 1360 34.3 1.0 32.2 36.3
$25,000 to $34,999 930 34.7 1.2 32.3 37.2
$35,000 to $49,999 1300 34.8 1.0 32.8 36.8
$50,000 or more 3192 28.0 0.5 27.0 29.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 3562 24.3 0.4 23.4 25.2
Out of work 288 29.9 2.0 25.9 33.8
Homemaker/Student 524 16.7 0.9 15.0 18.4
Retired 3918 59.8 0.7 58.4 61.2
Unable to work 806 56.3 1.7 53.0 59.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 3820 47.2 0.7 45.7 48.6
1 to less than 20 hours 484 26.2 1.4 23.4 29.0
20 hours to less than 40 hours 775 22.1 0.9 20.3 23.9
40 plus hours 2612 25.0 0.5 23.9 26.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 5285 32.6 0.5 31.7 33.4
Divorced/Seperated 1505 38.7 1.1 36.7 40.8
Widowed 1656 59.5 1.2 57.2 61.8
Never married 761 15.2 0.7 13.7 16.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 3367 52.2 0.8 50.6 53.8
Not living with a disability 5470 25.9 0.4 25.2 26.7
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 558 35.8 1.6 32.7 38.9
Rural 1034 35.7 1.1 33.5 38.0
Densely-settled rural 1599 34.9 0.9 33.1 36.7
Semi-Urban 1398 31.0 0.9 29.3 32.8
Urban 4618 29.8 0.5 28.8 30.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 8664 33.3 0.4 32.6 34.0
Uninsured 515 21.3 1.0 19.2 23.3
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 2105 71.2 1.0 69.2 73.3
No diabetes 7089 27.3 0.4 26.6 28.0
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 957 40.7 1.3 38.0 43.3
No current asthma 8170 30.7 0.4 30.0 31.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 4289 54.9 0.7 53.5 56.4
No 4861 23.9 0.4 23.2 24.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 906 37.4 1.3 34.8 39.9
<14 days mental health NOT good 8117 30.8 0.4 30.1 31.5
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 1240 31.7 1.0 29.8 33.6
Non-smoker 7521 31.7 0.4 30.9 32.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1761 19.1 0.5 18.0 20.1
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 2918 32.4 0.6 31.2 33.7
Obese, BMI>=30 3723 43.9 0.7 42.5 45.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 5661 29.7 0.4 28.8 30.5
No 2715 39.3 0.8 37.8 40.8
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 1576 45.6 1.1 43.5 47.8
Did not serve on active duty 7577 29.7 0.4 29.0 30.5

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.