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NACDD Hypertension Policy Statement

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Indicators - CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention has developed sets of draft indicators to help states measure their effectiveness.

Draft Indicators: Core Blood Pressure

Draft Indicators: Cholesterol

There have been several sessions on the indicators at grantee meetings

2008: HDSP Indicators - How and Why to Use Them

2009: State of the Indicators

2010: I've Chosen HDSP Indicators - Now What?

2010: The Indicators Crossroads - Where Indicators, Logic Models, Evaluation Plans and MIS Converge

The Institute of Medicine released A Population-Based Policy and Systems Change Approach to Prevent and Control Hypertension in February 2010. Learn about the report. The CVH Council convened a workgroup of state members and CDC staff to identify and develop resources that can help the states implement the recommendations issued by the report. View the resources here.

Many states have projects addressing hypertension