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High Blood Pressure Statistics and Maps

Blood Pressure Infographic

About 1 of 3 U.S. adults—or about 75 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. Merai R, Siegel C, Rakotz M, Basch P, Wright J, Wong B; DHSc., Thorpe P. CDC Grand Rounds: A Public Health Approach to Detect and Control Hypertension. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 Nov 18;65(45):1261-1264