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Table 4 Standardized prevalence estimates of diagnosed hypertension, ages 45–84, by race/ethnicity

From: Aggregation of Asian-American subgroups masks meaningful differences in health and health risks among Asian ethnicities: an electronic health record based cohort study

 All 45–84 yrWomen 45–84 yrMen 45–84 yrAll 45–84 yr
 Age-sex standardized prevalence Age-standardized prevalence Age-standardized prevalenceAbsolute percentage point difference from All Asian
 N% (99% CI)N% (99% CI)N% (99% CI)AllWomenMen
All Asian274,90942.8% (42.6–43.0)148,90541.6% (41.3–41.9)126,00444.1% (43.7–44.4) b(ref) c(ref) c(ref) c
Chinese87,12833.8% (33.4–34.1) a47,03432.1% (31.6–32.6) a40,09435.6% (35.0–36.1) a,b−9.0−9.5−8.5
Korean891033.9% (32.7–35.1) a513832.3% (30.8–33.8) a377235.5% (33.6–37.4) a− 8.9− 8.3−8.6
Japanese16,88639.6% (38.7–40.5) a989135.3% (34.1–36.4) a699544.3% (42.9–45.7) a,b−3.2−6.30.2
Southeast Asian30,91035.7% (34.9–36.4) a15,10434.2% (33.2–35.2) a15,80637.2% (36.2–38.2) a,b−7.1−7.4− 6.9
Filipino88,69156.1% (55.7–56.5) a50,95755.6% (55.1–56.1) a37,73456.7% (56.1–57.3) a13.314.012.6
South Asian35,56543.4% (42.8–44.1)16,43041.5% (40.5–42.4)19,13545.5% (44.6–46.4) b0.6−0.11.4
Native Hawaiian/
Pacific Islander
845353.1% (51.7–54.4) a405152.8% (50.8–54.7) a440253.4% (51.5–55.3) a11.311.29.3
White
non-Hispanic
795,07937.5% (37.4–37.7) a421,77734.9% (34.9–35.0) a373,30240.5% (40.3–40.6) a,b−5.3−6.5−3.6
African-American/Black107,20558.0% (57.6–58.3) a60,79659.3% (58.9–59.8) a46,40956.5% (55.9–57.0) a,b15.217.312.4
Hispanic/
Latino
210,05042.4% (42.2–42.7)108,36641.8% (41.4–42.1)101,68443.1% (42.8–43.5)−0.40.2−1.0
  1. All Asian group includes aggregated data for the 6 Asian ethnic groups above plus other Asians not represented in the table. This group does not include Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders
  2. aNon-overlapping 99% CIs and absolute percentage point difference from All Asian group within sex category of ≥ 2 percentage points
  3. bNon-overlapping 99% CIs and ≥ 2 percentage point difference between women and men
  4. cRef: reference group for race and ethnic group comparisons