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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Hypertension Awareness 

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that you have high blood pressure?

Denominator includes all respondents except those with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

All Adults

11290

74.4

73.4-75.3

25.6

24.7-26.6

 

Hypertension by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

18-24

560

94.2

92.1-96.3

5.8

3.67-7.91

25-34

1560

92.9

91.3-94.4

7.1

5.63-8.65

35-44

2442

84.6

82.9-86.3

15.4

13.7-17.1

45-54

2356

73.8

71.6-76.0

26.2

24.0-28.4

55-64

1701

56.8

54.0-59.5

43.2

40.5-46.0

65+

2479

45.9

43.6-48.2

54.1

51.8-56.4

 

Hypertension by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

Male

4499

74.5

73.0-75.9

25.5

24.1-27.0

Female

6791

74.2

73.0-75.5

25.8

24.6-27.0

 

Hypertension by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

< $15,000

709

65.3

60.9-69.6

34.7

30.4-39.0

$15,000-24,999

1435

68.3

65.5-71.2

31.7

28.8-34.5

$25,000-34,999

1004

71.3

68.1-74.5

28.7

25.5-31.9

$35,000-49,999

1463

74.5

72.0-77.1

25.4

22.9-28.0

$50,000-74,999

1655

76.3

73.9-78.6

23.8

21.4-26.1

$75,000+

3394

80.6

79.1-82.1

19.4

17.9-20.9

 

Hypertension by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

< H.S.

888

66.5

62.8-70.2

33.5

29.8-37.2

H.S. or G.E.D.

3084

69.6

67.8-71.5

30.3

28.5-32.2

Some Post-H.S.

2635

75.7

73.8-77.6

24.3

22.4-26.2

College Graduate

4642

79.1

77.8-80.5

20.8

19.5-22.2

 

Hypertension by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

White/ Non-Hispanic

8520

73.5

72.4-74.5

26.5

25.5-27.6

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

1029

64.6

61.2-68.1

35.3

31.9-38.8

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

534

83.9

80.2-87.6

16.1

12.4-19.8

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

61

67.7

53.4-81.9

32.3

18.1-46.6

Hispanic

994

81.6

78.9-84.3

18.4

15.7-21.1

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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