Percentage of Adults with Diagnosed Hypertension

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2140 31.4 0.8 30.0 32.9
GENDER
Male 978 33.8 1.2 31.6 36.1
Female 1162 29.1 1.0 27.2 31.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 14 5.8 1.7 2.4 9.1
25-34 years 70 12.6 1.5 9.5 15.6
35-44 years 111 19.2 1.9 15.4 22.9
45-54 years 249 33.0 1.9 29.2 36.8
55-64 years 523 44.9 1.7 41.6 48.3
65+ years 1173 61.5 1.3 58.9 64.0
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 43 14.6 2.5 9.7 19.5
Non-Hispanic 2083 33.1 0.8 31.6 34.6
RACE
White only 1944 32.1 0.8 30.5 33.6
Black or African American only 116 42.9 4.4 34.1 51.6
Other race only 37 16.6 3.1 10.4 22.7
More than one race 30 21.8 4.5 12.9 30.7
EDUCATION
Less than high school 129 36.2 3.3 29.8 42.7
High school graduate or G.E.D 640 33.7 1.4 31.0 36.5
Some college 666 32.1 1.4 29.5 34.8
College graduate 701 26.8 1.1 24.7 29.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 36.4 3.3 29.9 42.9
$15,000 to $24,999 322 34.4 2.2 30.0 38.7
$25,000 to $34,999 248 37.5 2.6 32.4 42.6
$35,000 to $49,999 303 34.1 2.2 29.8 38.4
$50,000 or more 748 28.2 1.1 26.1 30.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 844 24.6 0.9 22.8 26.5
Out of work 64 28.5 4.2 20.3 36.6
Homemaker/Student 92 11.5 1.4 8.7 14.3
Retired 920 59.6 1.5 56.6 62.5
Unable to work 205 56.8 3.3 50.4 63.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 892 44.9 1.6 41.8 48.0
1 to less than 20 hours 127 25.8 2.7 20.5 31.2
20 hours to less than 40 hours 189 20.7 1.8 17.3 24.2
40 hours or more 614 25.8 1.1 23.6 28.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1162 31.2 0.9 29.4 33.1
Divorced/Seperated 383 42.2 2.2 37.8 46.5
Widowed 428 59.2 2.3 54.7 63.7
Never married 167 15.6 1.6 12.5 18.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 844 49.8 1.7 46.5 53.1
Living without a disability 1273 25.5 0.8 23.9 27.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 142 34.4 3.0 28.6 40.2
Rural 241 35.7 2.4 30.9 40.5
Densely-settled rural 400 33.6 1.7 30.1 37.0
Semi-Urban 328 30.8 1.8 27.2 34.3
Urban 1029 29.9 1.1 27.8 32.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2027 33.6 0.8 32.0 35.2
Uninsured 108 18.6 2.1 14.4 22.7
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 496 69.4 2.3 64.8 74.0
No diabetes 1638 27.3 0.8 25.8 28.8
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 220 37.5 2.7 32.2 42.8
No current asthma 1902 30.7 0.8 29.2 32.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1056 53.0 1.4 50.2 55.8
No arthritis 1072 23.6 0.8 21.9 25.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 203 39.1 2.9 33.5 44.8
<14 days mental health NOT good 1897 30.6 0.8 29.1 32.2
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 293 31.8 2.0 27.9 35.7
Non-smoker 1831 31.4 0.8 29.8 32.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 409 19.2 1.2 16.9 21.5
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 733 32.6 1.3 30.1 35.2
Obese, BMI>=30 850 43.4 1.5 40.4 46.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1456 27.8 0.8 26.2 29.4
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 675 43.5 1.7 40.1 46.9
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 375 45.8 2.3 41.4 50.2
Did not serve on active duty 1762 29.5 0.8 28.0 31.1

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