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People who have hypertension are also more likely to have other chronic and cardio-related conditions
Men suffer from hypertension more than women
Although the lowest prevalence for hypertension is among millennials (18-34 year olds) – hypertension is growing fastest in this age group.
Hypertension impacts various regions of the country to differing degrees.
Hypertension has a higher toll on health in rural and suburban counties, especially among young adults.
Costs (per patient per year) to treat a patient with hypertension are flat or declining.
BCBS claims data for commercially insured members showed a 28% decline in prescription drug costs for hypertension from 2014 to 2016.