In the United States, about 1 in 3 adults has high blood pressure. About 25% of people with high blood pressure are unaware that they have it.
About 25% of American adults have prehypertension. People who are diagnosed with prehypertension (blood pressure ranges from 120 - 139/80 - 89 mm Hg) are at increased risk of developing high blood pressure.
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