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High Blood Pressure Statistics and Maps

Blood Pressure Infographic

About 1 of 3 U.S. adults—or 67 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. CDC. Vital signs: awareness and treatment of uncontrolled hypertension among adults—United States, 2003–2010. MMWR. 2012;61(35):703-709.