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Racial/Ethnic Variability in Hypertension Prevalence and Risk Factors in National Health Interview Survey

Table 3

Unconditional univariable logistic regression model of racial/ethnic disparities in hypertension prevalence in a large sample of community-based United States residents.

VariablesPrevalence odds ratio99% Confidence intervalP

 Non-Hispanic Blacks2.382.17–2.61<0.0001
 Non-Hispanic Whites1.641.52–1.77<0.0001
Family income
 ≤$20,000 1.00ReferenceReference
Insurance status
 ≤High school1.00ReferenceReference
 Some college0.700.66–0.74<0.0001
 ≥Bachelor’s degree0.590.55–0.64<0.0001
 ≤50 years1.00ReferenceReference
 >50 years6.205.79–6.63<0.0001
Body mass index
 Normal weight0.980.78–1.220.85
Physical activities
Marital status

Notes: the significance level was <0.01 (1% type I error tolerance).

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