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Table 3 Adjusted* and unadjusted prevalence of hypertension in Golestan Cohort Study, Iran, and Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III), United States

From: Obesity and hypertension in an Iranian cohort study; Iranian women experience higher rates of obesity and hypertension than American women

   Iran (Golestan Cohort Study) USA (NHANES III)
Unadjusted Overall 32.5 (0.5) 30.1 (1.0)
  Men 29.8 (0.7) 27.5 (1.2)
  Women 34.5 (0.7) 32.7 (1.1)
Adjusted Overall 33.8 (0.5) 29.9 (0.8)
  Men 29.4 (0.7) 28.7 (1.2)
  Women 35.7 (0.7) 30.5 (0.7)
  1. *Adjustments for age have been performed in both populations to the 2000 US standard population using 5-year age groups.
  2. † Data presented as: percent (standard error)