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Table 2 Prevalence of self-reported and clinically measured HBP by levels of the covariates included in the prediction models (HEP1 sample)

From: Hypertension: Development of a prediction model to adjust self-reported hypertension prevalence at the community level

  N HBP2Prevalences Difference3
   Clinical Self-reported  
Overall 919 40.1 29.7 10.4
Age
 25-34 242 15.6 8.2 7.4
 35-49 342 34.3 23.3 11.0
 50+ 335 64.8 52.5 12.3
Gender
 Female 632 39.2 31.9 7.3
 Male 287 41.1 27.2 13.9
Marital Status
 Current Married 230 38.3 27.5 10.8
 Not Married 689 49.5 37.8 11.7
Race/ethnicity
 Latino 182 26.6 16.0 10.6
 non-Hispanic White 199 41.2 27.3 13.9
 non-Hispanic Black 522 46.0 36.3 9.7
Education
 <12 327 43.5 31.4 12.1
 12 259 38.3 28.9 9.4
 12+ 321 37.8 28.8 9.0
Annual Household Income
 <$10,000 250 47.7 40.4 7.3
 $10,000-19,999 238 39.4 29.7 9.7
 $20,000-34,999 230 37.3 23.7 13.6
 $35,000+ 201 34.7 22.8 11.9
  1. 1: Healthy Environments Partnership.
  2. 2: Hypertensive if mean systolic BP= >140 or mean diastolic BP= > 90 or currently taking hypertensive medication.
  3. 3: Difference between clinical and self-reported hypertension.