Table 1.

Characteristics of 3 Groups of US Adults With Treated Hypertension in NHANES 2009 to 2012

Group VariableSPRINT-Like Adults ≥50 yAdults ≥18 y Without ExclusionsAdults ≥18 y With Exclusions*
Sample, N6842882741
Population, N12 870 16252 070 13715 932 366
Age, y68.1±0.261.8±0.155.4±0.2
Female, %43.5±1.855.2±1.168.1±2.6
White, %84.0±1.972.3±2.774.5±3.5
Black, %7.8±1.114.6±1.915.7±2.7
Hispanic, %5.0±1.38.1±1.66.2±1.3
SBP, mm Hg133.0±0.9130.1±0.5124.6±0.7
SD SBP, mm Hg17.219.416.0
SBP <140, %66.2±2.572.2±1.081.9±1.5
  • Data are presented as mean and SEM. CHF indicates chronic heart failure; eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate; NHANES, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey; SBP, systolic blood pressure; and SPRINT, Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial.

  • * Exclusions included adults in the SPRINT-like group and SPRINT exclusions in other individuals, for example, diabetes mellitus, eGFR <20 mL/1.73 m2/min or urine/albumin >600 mg/g creatinine, CHF, SBP, and number of medications shown in Figure 1, and 0–1 annual health-care visits.