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New Survey Finds Majority of Adults Don't Understand a Key Source of High Blood Pressure
Date:6/10/2009

.(7) In addition, about 7 out of 10 US adults who have had a first heart attack or stroke still do not have their blood pressure under control.(4)

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Survey Says: Additional Findings

In addition to the findings noted above, the survey also highlighted that among the more than 2,400 adults surveyed, a total of 76% said they have high blood pressure or know someone who has high blood pressure.(3)

Among those who reported having high blood pressure, the survey revealed that:(1)

  • A majority (95%) believe it is important to speak to a health care provider about how to manage high blood pressure
  • Only 9% state that they have given up controlling blood pressure because they feel they can't change their behavior, so their high blood pressure can't be controlled
  • 90 percent or more believe it is important to understand the health conditions and/or diseases that affect themselves and their loved ones
  • 93 percent of adults know that heart attack and stroke are possible complications of high blood pressure
    • Incorrectly, more than one-third (38%) believe that diabetes is a complication of high blood pressure
  • Only 2% are very familiar with the role the renin system plays in their body, though one quarter (25%) consider themselves at least somewhat familiar
    • When given descriptions about the role the renin system plays in the body, only about one-quarter of adults (23%) were able to correctly describe it

Survey Methodology

This survey was conducted online within the United States by Harris Intera
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