September 2016

Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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September 30, 2016
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  • About 70% of US adults aged 65 or older have high blood pressure, but only about half have it under control.
  • Despite having Medicare Part D prescription drug insurance, at least 25% of adults aged 65 or older are not taking their blood pressure medications as directed—according to the latest Vital Signs report.
  • Health departments can use and share important tools and protocolsexternal icon to advance blood pressure medication adherence.
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Page last reviewed: September 30, 2016