Adults Aged 45 and Older with Undiagnosed Hypertension,* by Age and Sex, 2005-2006
|Age Group||Rate per 10,000 Adults|
|75 Years and Older||42.6%||25.4%|
*At the time of examination had a systolic pressure (during heartbeats) of 140 or higher, and/or a diastolic pressure (between heartbeats) of 90 or higher AND had never been told by a health professional that they had hypertension.↑
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2006. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.