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High Blood Pressure Prevalence (Health Indicators Warehouse)
Shows the percentage of adults who have been told they have high blood pressure. About 1 of 3 U.S. adults—or 67 million people—have high blood pressure.1 Only about half (47%) of these people have their high blood pressure under control. This common condition increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, of the leading causes of death for Americans (CDC Vital signs: awareness and treatment of uncontrolled hypertension among adults—United States, 2003–2010)
Measurement Period: 2006-2012
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Reduce the proportion of adults aged 18 years and older with high blood pressure to 26.9%.
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Peers included in this indicator:
- Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics.
Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.
This county has 32 peer counties
Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 44
were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age
All Peer Counties for Montgomery
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