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Title:
   Hypertension in America, 2002: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population Ages 18 and Older
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 59
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   December 2, 2004
Description:
   Using data from the Household Component of the 2002 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC), this Statistical Brief presents estimates on the percentage of adults with diagnosed hypertension by gender, race/ethnicity, age, educational attainment, family income, insurance status, and lifestyle factors (such as exercise, weight control, and stress reduction).
Author(s):
   William Carroll, BS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only Publication
MEPS Topics:
   Priority Conditions -- General, Medical Expenditures, Medical Conditions, Priority Conditions -- High Blood Pressure, Preventive Care, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st59/stat59.pdf (139 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st59/stat59.shtml
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