Adults Aged 18 and Older with Hypertension,* by Race/Ethnicity and Sex, 2005-2006

Adults Aged 18 and Older with Heart Disease, by Race/Ethnicity and Sex, 2006
Race/Ethnicity Percent of Adults
Female Male
Total 152.7 165.8
Non-Hispanic White 157.0 168.9
Non-Hispanic Black 179.2 223.8
Hispanic 113.1 100.1
Non-Hispanic Other Races** 118.3 150.5

*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. Rates are not age-adjusted.
**Includes Asian/Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native, persons of more than one race, and persons of other races not specified.

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.

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