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Term: Hypertension Prevalence

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2020-05-15


Hypertension prevalence is measured as the percent of residents age 19 and older with hypertension (high blood pressure) in a one-year period.

For more information on the ICD codes used to define hypertension, please see the Hypertension - Measuring Prevalence concept.

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