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