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HDS-5.1 Reduce the proportion of adults with hypertension
Baseline: 29.9 percent of adults aged 18 years and over had high blood pressure/hypertension in 2005–08 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 26.9 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 12-09.
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