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High Blood Pressure Statistics and Maps

Blood Pressure Infographic

About 1 of 3 U.S. adults—or about 70 million people—has high blood pressure.1 The reports and other information in this section can serve as resources to public health officials and other health professionals who need up-to-date information about high blood pressure:

This infographic snapshot of blood pressure in the United States also provides more information on how high blood pressure affects Americans.


  1. Nwankwo T, Yoon SS, Burt V, Gu Q. Hypertension among adults in the US: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011-2012. NCHS Data Brief, No. 133. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Dept of Health and Human Services, 2013.