Adults Who Have Hypertension


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Adults Who Have Hypertension

State 1995 1997 1999 2001 2003 2005 2007
Alabama 24.8% 28.9% 31.2% 31.6% 33.1% 31.2% 33.1%
Alaska 19.3% 22.6% 21.3% 21.8% 20.8% 21.5% 24.9%
Arizona 20.4% 16.3% 14.2% 23.6% 22.7% 22.3% 24.8%
Arkansas 26.7% 26.3% 28.4% 29.7% 30.5% 29.0% 31.3%
California 22.1% 21.2% 23.0% 23.3% 23.4% 25.7% 25.2%
Colorado 21.5% 20.4% 22.2% 21.6% 19.8% 20.1% 21.2%
Connecticut 19.2% 20.6% 20.4% 24.0% 24.2% 23.8% 26.2%
Delaware 21.3% 25.5% 25.5% 27.2% 27.7% 28.0% 29.3%
Florida 23.3% 26.0% 27.8% 26.9% 29.3% 27.7% 28.2%
Georgia 19.7% 21.4% 26.3% 26.9% 28.0% 26.5% 30.4%
Hawaii 21.1% 23.9% 22.7% 24.1% 23.2% 24.2% 28.8%
Idaho 21.6% 24.1% 23.0% 24.6% 23.1% 23.6% 25.9%
Illinois 22.2% 24.3% 26.7% 24.8% 24.1% 25.5% 28.0%
Indiana 26.1% 25.2% 25.7% 25.8% 27.0% 26.2% 27.9%
Iowa 23.6% 23.4% 24.2% 25.5% 25.1% 24.5% 26.8%
Kansas 23.3% 20.9% 21.4% 23.9% 23.3% 24.2% 26.8%
Kentucky 21.7% 27.1% 27.5% 30.1% 29.8% 28.2% 30.0%
Louisiana 24.2% 25.1% 26.0% 27.6% 29.0% 29.4% 32.1%
Maine 20.9% 22.8% 26.6% 25.2% 26.0% 25.6% 28.7%
Maryland 20.8% 23.8% 24.5% 26.3% 25.0% 26.0% 29.1%
Massachusetts 23.6% 19.8% 21.8% 23.6% 23.1% 24.8% 26.4%
Michigan 24.4% 23.3% 25.2% 27.3% 26.8% 27.8% 28.6%
Minnesota 18.6% 21.2% 22.0% 22.3% 22.2% 21.9% 21.4%
Mississippi 29.9% 34.4% 33.5% 31.3% 33.4% 33.3% 33.7%
Missouri 23.0% 27.3% 24.6% 26.5% 27.5% 27.3% 29.4%
Montana 19.5% 22.9% 23.2% 26.8% 21.3% 24.0% 25.2%
Nebraska 21.8% 22.4% 22.0% 22.6% 23.5% 24.5% 26.5%
Nevada 21.8% 24.1% 29.1% 25.6% 23.6% 24.1% 27.0%
New Hampshire 20.3% 22.6% 23.4% 22.8% 22.5% 23.3% 26.3%
New Jersey 25.9% 23.6% 23.5% 26.1% 25.6% 25.4% 28.2%
New Mexico 19.8% 21.3% 20.9% 20.0% 21.1% 22.8% 25.6%
New York 22.2% 22.7% 22.9% 26.0% 25.3% 25.5% 27.2%
North Carolina 20.7% 23.3% 24.0% 27.2% 28.6% 29.2% 28.8%
North Dakota 22.2% 25.5% 26.1% 24.1% 24.0% 23.3% 26.0%
Ohio 23.6% 22.0% 27.4% 26.6% 26.3% 27.0% 28.4%
Oklahoma 21.6% 21.7% 20.9% 28.5% 28.0% 29.8% 31.5%
Oregon 24.0% 22.8% 22.3% 24.9% 24.0% 23.6% 26.5%
Pennsylvania 24.5% 21.7% 23.9% 28.1% 26.5% 27.2% 28.1%
Rhode Island 23.3% 22.5% 22.9% 25.4% 28.9% 26.3% 28.4%
South Carolina 23.5% 26.8% 25.2% 28.8% 28.8% 31.4% 30.4%
South Dakota 20.7% 20.6% 23.8% 24.1% 24.8% 25.1% 25.5%
Tennessee 26.8% 27.8% 28.6% 29.3% 30.3% 30.2% 33.8%
Texas 24.0% 23.1% 24.2% 25.6% 24.6% 24.3% 27.8%
Utah N/A 22.5% 21.3% 22.3% 18.8% 18.4% 19.7%
Vermont 22.8% 20.9% 21.0% 21.4% 23.1% 23.7% 24.8%
Virginia 23.1% 24.5% 23.5% 25.8% 24.4% 26.8% 27.1%
Washington 20.9% 23.2% 22.1% 24.4% 23.8% 24.1% 25.4%
West Virginia 25.5% 28.3% 31.0% 32.5% 33.6% 31.4% 33.3%
Wisconsin 22.7% 23.1% 25.0% 24.1% 24.3% 25.0% 26.3%
Wyoming 21.2% 22.1% 22.0% 22.4% 23.8% 23.3% 25.1%

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Demographic Group: Respondents aged >= 18 years.
Data Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)/KDHE
http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/brfss/index.asp
Numerator: Respondents aged >=18 years who report having been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional of having high blood pressure.
Denominator: Respondents aged >=18 years (excluding unknowns and refusals).
Unit: percentage
Notes: Colors for the chloropleth thematic map were obtained from the ColorBrewer website:
http://www.personal.psu.edu/cab38/ColorBrewer/ColorBrewer.html
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.

11/10/2009

  • Data for all 50 states was added to the data table.
  • A choloropleth thematic map representing data for all 50 states was added.
  • A hyperlink to instructions on how to print the background colors for the data tables was added.



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