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Title:
   Hypertension in America: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, Age 18 and Older, 2008
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 315
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   March 1, 2011
Description:
   Using data from the Household Component of the 2008 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 A. Carroll, MA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Expenditures, Priority Conditions -- High Blood Pressure, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st315/stat315.pdf (122 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st315/stat315.shtml
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