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MMWR: QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Prevalence*,† of Adults Aged ≥18 Years with Hypertension§ Who Are Awa

Thursday, May 26, 2016   (0 Comments)

For the period 2011–2014, 83.3% of adults aged ≥18 years with hypertension were aware of their hypertension status. Overall, a smaller percentage of non-Hispanic Asian adults (74.0%) with hypertension were aware of their status compared with non-Hispanic white (83.9%), non-Hispanic black (85.9%), and Hispanic adults (80.5%) with hypertension. This pattern generally was found for both men and women, with the exception of non-Hispanic Asian men and Hispanic men, where the difference was not significant. A larger percentage of non-Hispanic black and Hispanic women were aware of their hypertension condition compared with non-Hispanic black and Hispanic men, respectively.


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