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Table 24c: Adults who have had their blood pressure measured within the preceding two years and can state whether their blood pressure was normal or higha, by family income, United States, 1998

  Total <100% of poverty level 100-199% of poverty level 200-399% of poverty level ≥400% of poverty level
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 90.1 0.2 86.0 0.7 87.0 0.6 90.4 0.4 93.9 0.3
                     
Age (not age adjusted)                    
    18-44 88.8 0.3 84.4 1.0 85.0 0.9 89.0 0.6 93.4 0.5
    45-64 91.5 0.3 85.6 1.5 88.6 1.2 91.5 0.7 94.3 0.5
    65 and over 92.1 0.4 91.7 1.0 90.9 0.9 92.7 0.8 94.6 0.9
                     
Race                    
    American Indian or Alaska Native only 88.5 2.2 91.1 3.7 88.7 3.5 * * * *
    Asian only 86.4 1.7 79.5 5.2 81.4 5.1 87.1 3.1 91.4 1.9
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
    Black or African American only 92.2 0.5 90.7 1.1 92.5 1.1 93.1 1.0 96.1 0.9
    White only 90.1 0.3 84.4 0.9 86.3 0.7 90.3 0.5 93.7 0.4
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Hispanic 83.6 0.7 77.8 1.7 80.8 1.4 87.7 1.4 92.8 1.4
    Non-Hispanic 91.0 0.2 88.2 0.8 88.5 0.7 90.7 0.4 93.9 0.4
      Black or African American only 92.3 0.5 90.7 1.1 92.7 1.1 93.1 1.0 96.5 0.9
      White only 91.0 0.3 87.4 1.0 87.8 0.8 90.7 0.5 93.8 0.4
                     
Gender                    
    Female 92.7 0.3 90.4 0.7 90.8 0.7 93.0 0.5 95.6 0.4
    Male 87.5 0.3 79.2 1.5 82.6 1.0 87.7 0.6 92.3 0.5
                     
Health insurance                    
    Persons under age 65 92.2 0.2 91.4 0.8 91.2 0.7 91.5 0.5 94.0 0.4
      Private 92.2 0.3 88.3 1.8 90.4 0.9 91.5 0.5 94.1 0.4
      Public 91.7 0.7 93.6 0.9 94.1 1.1 91.9 1.8 91.8 2.7
      Uninsured 77.3 0.8 74.4 1.7 76.4 1.5 79.2 1.8 84.7 2.2
    Persons age 65 and over 92.1 0.4 91.7 1.0 90.9 0.9 92.7 0.8 94.6 0.9
      Medicare and any private 93.4 0.5 94.9 1.3 91.3 1.2 93.5 0.9 94.8 1.0
      Medicare and any public 90.1 1.2 90.0 1.9 89.4 2.7 88.5 4.5 * *
      Medicare only 89.0 1.0 91.0 2.0 90.8 1.4 90.1 2.0 92.8 2.4
                     
Education (age 25 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 83.7 0.7 82.8 1.3 82.0 1.3 85.8 1.4 90.8 1.7
    High school graduate 89.6 0.4 89.0 1.4 87.9 1.1 90.2 0.7 92.4 0.8
    At least some college 92.9 0.3 87.8 1.6 90.7 1.0 92.0 0.6 94.5 0.4
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 90.1 0.2 85.6 0.8 87.2 0.7 90.4 0.5 93.8 0.4
    Rural (Non-MSA) 90.2 0.5 87.1 1.4 86.5 1.3 90.5 0.9 94.0 0.6
                     

aMeasure is age adjusted.

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below). Race categories represent "primary" race (persons reported only one race or more than one race and identified one race as best representing their race). Therefore, these categories differ from those used in the NHIS for 1999 and 2000.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

 

 

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