Undiagnosed Hypertension 
Source: National Association of Chronic Disease Directors and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Brief/Report | June 2016

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death in the U.S., with more than 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes. The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors has supported state health departments in their efforts to improve detection of undiagnosed hypertension. This brief highlights lessons and case studies from states that have implemented hypertension diagnosis strategies.

Posted: July 2019

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