Hypertension-Related Death Rates

Notes: Linear increases from 2000 through 2013 for all male age groups and women aged 45–64 and 85 and over are statistically significant at the p < 0.05 level. Hypertension-related deaths are identified using ICD–10 codes I10, I11, I12, I13, and I15, according to the International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision (ICD–10).

Data Source: CDC/NCHS, National Vital Statistics System, Mortality.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics: Hypertension-related Mortality in the United States, 2000–2013