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Accession Number PB2014-101309
Title Hypertension Among Adults in the United States: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011-2012. NCHS Data Brief, No. 133, October 2013.
Publication Date Oct 2013
Media Count 8p
Personal Author Q. Gu S. S. Yoon T. Nwankwo V. Burt
Abstract Hypertension is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease and affects almost one-third of the U.S. adult population. In 2009-2010, nearly 82 percent of adults with hypertension were aware of their status, and nearly 76 percent were taking medication Despite considerable improvement in increasing the awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension, undiagnosed and uncontrolled hypertension among minority groups remains a challenge This report presents survey results for 2011-2012 on the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension.
Keywords Adults
Blood pressure
Medical treatment
Minority groups

Source Agency National Center for Health Statistics
NTIS Subject Category 57E - Clinical Medicine
57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
44C - Community & Population Characteristics
Corporate Author National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1403
Contract Number N/A

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