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					Table 189. Persons 18 Years of Age and Over With Selected Circulatory Diseases by Selected Characteristics: 2006
[In thousands (220,267 represents 220,267,000). In separate questions, respondents were asked if they had ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had: hypertension (or high blood pressure); coronary heart disease, angina (or angina pectoris); heart attack (or myocardial infarction); any other heart condition or disease not already mentioned; or a stroke. A person may be represented in more than one column. Based on National Health Interview Survey, a sample survey of the civilian noninstitutionalized population; see Appendix III] Selected circulatory diseases Characteristic Total persons .................... SEX Male . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Female. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AGE 18 to 44 years old . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 to 64 years old . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 to 74 years old . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 years old and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RACE Race alone 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Black or African American. . . . . . . . . . . American Indian or Alaska Native. . . . . . Asian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Two or more races 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE 8 Hispanic or Latino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mexican or Mexican American . . . . . . . . Not Hispanic or Latino. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . White, single race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Black or African American, single race . . Total
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Heart disease All types
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Coronary

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Hypertension 3 51,562 24,380 27,182 8,552 24,073 10,062 8,875 51,034 41,565 7,471 385 1,580 6 34 528 4,227 2,354 47,335 37,670 7,361

Stroke 5,642 2,822 2,819 532 1,809 1,445 1,855 5,563 4,394 995 6 36 139 − 6 79 351 193 5,291 4,078 984

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220,267 106,252 114,014 110,391 74,203 19,081 16,593 217,760 179,456 26,223 1,784 10,066 231 2,506 28,664 18,116 191,603 153,235 25,145

24,107 12,135 11,972 4,013 9,094 4,985 6,015 23,871 20,784 2,300 227 534 B 236 1,538 813 22,569 19,420 2,243

14,063 7,877 6,185 985 5,346 3,504 4,228 13,930 12,163 1,364 6 99 288 B 132 910 459 13,153 11,350 1,317

1 Heart disease − Represents zero. B Figure too small to meet statistical standards for reliability of a derived figure. includes coronary heart disease, angina pectoris, heart attack, or any other heart condition or disease. 2 Coronary heart disease 3 includes coronary heart disease, angina pectoris, or heart attack. Persons had to have been told on two or more different visits 4 Includes other races not shown that they had hypertension, or high blood pressure, to be classified as hypertensive. 5 6 separately. Refers to persons who indicated only a single race group. Figures do not meet standard of reliability or precision. 7 Refers to all persons who indicated more than one race group. 8 Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin may be any race or combination of races. Source U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Vital and Health Statistics, Series 10, Number 235, Summary Health Statistics for U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2006; <http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_10/sr10_235.pdf>.