Table 4

Hypertension Awareness, Treatment, and Control in the U.S. Adult Hypertensive Population (NHANES 1999–2004)

NHANES Population (by Age, y)Awareness 1999–2004, %Treatment 1999–2004, %Control 1999–2004, %
MA men, 50–6967.356.128.4
NHW men, 50–6976.568.1*48.1*
NHB men, 50–6980.772.9*39.6*
MA men, ≥7071.262.725.1
NHW men, ≥7073*65.7*34.8*
NHB men, ≥7075.170.228.6
MA women, 50–6972.260.028.0
NHW women, 50–6979.668.939.6
NHB women, 50–6987.7*80.343.0*
MA women, ≥7066.458.5*19.0*
NHW women, ≥7070.763.9*25.8
NHB women, ≥7081.677.7*26.0

Modified from Cutler et al. (33).

MA indicates Mexican American; NHANES, The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey; NHB, non-Hispanic black; and NHW, non-Hispanic white.

  • * Statistically significant.