Hypertension in England 2015, by gender and body mass index

This statistic displays individuals with hypertension, by gender and body mass index in 2015 in England. In this year, 21 percent of men and 18 percent of women with hypertension had a normal body mass index.

Share of individuals with hypertension in England in 2015, by gender and body mass index

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Source

Release date

December 2016

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

2015

Number of respondents

5,102*

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Weighted bases:
n (men) = 2,543
n (women)= 2,560

The source provides the following information:
- all with hypertension: SBP at least 140mmHg or DBP at least 90mmHg or taking medication prescribed for high blood pressure.
- normal weight: 18.5 to less than 25 kilograms per square meter.
- overweight: 25 to less than 30 kilograms per square meter.
- obese, including morbidly obese: 30 kilograms per square meter or more.

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