Adults aged 18 and older with hypertension* (rate per 1,000), by age and sex, 2003 (vertical bar chart): Total: female, 260.9; male, 243.0. 18-44 years: female, 103.1; male, 105.7. 45-64 years: female, 324.7; male, 348.2. 65-74 years: female, 559.6; male, 512.7. 75 years and older: female, 629.3; male, 533.7.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey, 2003. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.

*Reported a health professional has ever told them that they have ever had hypertension.