High Blood Pressure (HBP)

High Blood Pressure (HBP)

Using data from 2015 to 2018, 47.3% of US adults had hypertension.• In 2018, there were 95,876 deaths primarily attributable to HBP.• In 2018, the age-adjusted death rate primarily attributable to HBP was 24.0 per 100,000.

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Diabetes

Diabetes

Using data from 2013-2016, an estimated 26 million, or 9.8%, of American adults haddiagnosed diabetes. The race and gender breakdown were:o 9.4% of NH White maleso 7.3% of NH White femaleso 14.7% of NH Black maleso 13.4% of NH Black femaleso...

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Cholesterol

Cholesterol

Using data from 2015 to 2018, 93.9 million, or 38.1%, of US adults had total cholesterol of200 mg/dL or higher. The race and gender breakdown was:o 35.0% of NH White maleso 41.8% of NH White femaleso 31.0% of NH Black maleso 33.4% of NH Black...

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Overweight/Obesity

Overweight/Obesity

• In the US, the prevalence of obesity among adults increased from 1999 to 2000 through2017 to 2018 from 30.5% to 42.4%.• In the US between 2015 and 2018, the prevalence of overweight and obesity amongchildren and adolescents age 2-19 years, was...

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Nutrition

Nutrition

Between 2003 to 2004 and 2015 to 2016 in the United States, the mean AHA healthy diet score improved in adults. The prevalence of a poor diet improved from 56.0% to 47.8% for the primary score and 43.7% to 36.4% for the secondary score. o Changes...

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Physical Inactivity

Physical Inactivity

In 2018, 25.4% of adults did not engage in leisure-time physical activity.• In 2018, the overall prevalence of meeting the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines forAmericans for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening guidelines was 24.0% in adults(NH...

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