Prevalence of Self-Reported Hypertension and Antihypertensive Medication Use by County and Rural-Urban Classification — United States, 2017
Examines self-reported prevalence of diagnosed hypertension and antihypertensive medication use. Includes data for metropolitan, micropolitan, and noncore (rural) areas. Also discusses geographic trends at the county level, with maps showing county-level hypertension prevalence and medication use. Highlights higher prevalence of hypertension in the Southeast, Appalachia, and the Great Plains.
Claudine M. Samanic, Kamil E. Barbour, Yong Liu, et al.
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(18), 533-539
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Appalachia · Cardiovascular disease · County-by-county data · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · The South