High blood pressure, by age group and sex (Percent)

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High blood pressure, by age group and sex
(Percent)
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
  percent
Total, 12 years and over 17.1 17.6 17.4 17.7 17.7
Males 17.0 17.4 17.1 18.2 18.5
Females 17.2 17.7 17.6 17.2 17.0
12 to 19 years 0.6E 0.6E 0.6E 0.5E 0.6E
Males 0.5E 0.5E 0.8E 0.7E 0.5E
Females 0.8E 0.6E 0.4E F F
20 to 34 years 2.3 2.4 2.1 2.3 2.3
Males 2.8 2.6 2.4 3.0 3.1
Females 1.9 2.1 1.8E 1.5E 1.4
35 to 44 years 8.0 7.3 7.8 7.3 7.3
Males 10.0 9.2 9.6 8.9 8.7
Females 6.1 5.4 6.0 5.8 6.0
45 to 64 years 23.3 23.6 23.4 23.9 23.4
Males 25.1 24.9 24.1 25.9 26.8
Females 21.5 22.4 22.7 21.9 20.0
65 years and over 47.7 49.5 47.6 47.7 47.4
Males 43.7 46.9 45.2 47.3 45.7
Females 51.1 51.7 49.5 48.0 48.8

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