High Blood Pressure Data
Rhode Island Numbers 2015
- In 2015, 32.4% of RI adults (273,600 people) said they had been diagnosed with high blood pressure.
By Federal Poverty Level Status
- High Blood Pressure is widespread across demographic categories, but risk increases with age, unhealthy weight, and limited social/economic resources.
People with high blood pressure who. . .
- High Blood Pressure frequently coexists with other health risk factors.
*Defined as serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs; difficulty dressing or bathing; or difficulty doing errands (such as visiting a doctor's office or shopping) alone