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Research Article

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

Table 4

Unconditional multivariable 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 Blacks2.121.90–2.35<0.0001
 Non-Hispanic Whites1.641.40–1.67<0.0001
Family income
 ≤$20,000 1.00ReferenceReference
 ≤High school1.00ReferenceReference
 Some college0.780.73–0.84<0.0001
 ≥Bachelor’s degree0.710.65–0.77<0.0001
 ≤50 years1.00ReferenceReference
 >50 years5.995.57–6.45<0.0001
Body mass index
 Normal weight1.030.81–1.300.838
Physical activities
Marital status

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

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