Data table for Figure 15Hypertension among adults 20 years of age and over, by sex and age: United States, 1988–1994, 1999–2002, and 2005–2008

Sex and age1988–1994 1999–2002 2005–2008
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total
20 years and over, age-adjusted25.50.630.00.830.90.7
20 years and over, crude24.10.830.21.032.10.7
 20–44 years8.70.610.30.811.10.7
 45–64 years33.51.138.31.740.61.2
 65–74 years55.41.566.81.966.51.8
 75 years and over68.81.577.61.275.01.0
Men
20 years and over, age-adjusted26.40.928.81.231.60.9
20 years and over, crude23.81.027.61.231.40.9
 20–44 years10.91.012.11.314.11.0
 45–64 years34.21.636.42.040.21.6
 65–74 years54.42.859.63.164.02.6
 75 years and over60.42.269.01.967.22.1
Women
20 years and over, age-adjusted24.40.630.60.729.80.7
20 years and over, crude24.40.932.71.132.80.9
 20–44 years6.50.58.30.87.90.7
 45–64 years32.81.540.01.841.11.9
 65–74 years56.21.772.72.268.42.4
 75 years and over73.61.883.11.480.41.9

SE is standard error.

NOTES: Estimates are age-adjusted to the year 2000 standard population using five age groups: 20–34 years, 35–44 years, 45–64 years, 55–64 years, and 65 years and over. Hypertension is defined as having an average measured systolic blood pressure of at least 140 mmHg or an average measured diastolic of at least 90 mmHg or taking antihypertensive drugs. See Appendix II, Age adjustment; Blood pressure, high; Table 67.

SOURCE: CDC/NCHS, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

From: Data Tables for Figures 1–41

Cover of Health, United States, 2010
Health, United States, 2010: With Special Feature on Death and Dying.
National Center for Health Statistics (US).
Hyattsville (MD): National Center for Health Statistics (US); 2011 Feb.

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