Term: Hypertension Incidence

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2020-04-28


The number of new cases of hypertension (high blood pressure) among residents age 19 and older per 100 person-years at risk.

Please see the Hypertension - Measuring Prevalence concept for more information on how hypertension is defined, including the ICD codes and hypertension drugs that identify this condition.

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